Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1718)

Strain Designations: TCH959 [USA300-HOU-MS]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations TCH959 [USA300-HOU-MS]
Application
Drug discovery
Isolation
From a 12-year-old white female with a buttock abscess; Texas Children's Hospital
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Yes

Type Strain no
Comments
Genome sequencing strain
This is a reference genome strain for the Human Microbiome Project.
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor K Hulten
Isolation
From a 12-year-old white female with a buttock abscess; Texas Children's Hospital
References

Highlander SK, et al. Subtle genetic changes enhance virulence of methicillin resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiol. 7: 99, 2007. PubMed: 17986343

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AASB02000000 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH959, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000732 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH959 plasmid pUSA300HOUMS, complete sequence