Streptococcus pyogenes Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-572)

Strain Designations: MGAS 8232  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MGAS 8232
Emerging infectious disease research
Clinical specimen - human
isolation date: 1987
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 M18
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Streptococcus pyogenes strain MGAS8232, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype M18
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JM Musser
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
J M Musser
Clinical specimen - human
isolation date: 1987
Year of Origin 1987

Smoot JC, et al. Genome sequence and comparative microarray analysis of serotype M18 group A Streptococcus strains associated with acute rheumatic fever outbreaks.. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99: 4668-4673, 2002. PubMed: 11917108

throat swab from patient with acute rheumatic fever, Salt Lake City

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE009949 Streptococcus pyogenes strain MGAS8232, complete genome.

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