Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-342)

Strain Designations: 4752-98 [Maryland (D1)6B-17]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations 4752-98 [Maryland (D1)6B-17]
Respiratory research
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Mic (ug/ml): penicillin 4; cefotaxime 2; erythromycin 8; clindamycin .06; chloramphenicol 2; tetracycline .5
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- R. Facklam

Gherardi GT, et al. Major related sets of antibiotic-resistant Pneumococci in the United States as determined by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and pbp1a-pbp2b-pbp2x-dhf restriction profiles. J. Infect. Dis. 181: 216-229, 2000. PubMed: 10608770

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