Streptococcus uberis Diernhofer (ATCC® BAA-854)

Strain Designations: 0140J  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 0140J
Genome sequenced strain
Clinical specimen - animal
isolation date: 1972
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
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: aerobic
Name of Depositor JA Leigh, National Institute for Research in Dairying (NIRD)
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
J A Leigh
National Institute for Research in Dairying (NIRD)
Clinical specimen - animal
isolation date: 1972
Year of Origin 1972

Smith AJ, et al. MtuA, a lipoprotein receptor antigen from Streptococcus uberis, is responsible for acquisition of manganese during growth in milk and is essential for infection of the lactating bovine mammary gland. Infect. Immun. 71: 4842-4849, 2003. PubMed: 12933824

Field TR, et al. The hyaluronic acid capsule of Streptococcus uberis is not required for the development of infection and clinical mastitis. Infect. Immun. 71: 132-139, 2003. PubMed: 12496158

Ward PN, et al. Identification and disruption of two discrete loci encoding hyaluronic acid capsule biosynthesis genes hasA, hasB, and hasC in Streptococcus uberis. Infect. Immun. 69: 392-399, 2001. PubMed: 11119529

Leigh JA, et al. Vaccination with the plasminogen activator from Streptococcus uberis induces an inhibitory response and protects against experimental infection in the dairy cow. Vaccine 17: 851-857, 1999. PubMed: 10067691

Finch JM, et al. Further studies on the efficacy of a live vaccine against mastitis caused by Streptococcus uberis. Vaccine 15: 1138-1143, 1997. PubMed: 9269059

Leigh JA. Purification of a plasminogen activator from Streptococcus uberis. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 118: 153-158, 1994. PubMed: 8013872

Leigh JA, et al. Two strains of Streptococcus uberis, of differing ability to cause clinical mastitis, differ in their ability to resist some host defence factors. Res. Vet. Sci. 49: 85-87, 1990. PubMed: 2382062

Hill AW. Pathogenicity of two strains of Streptococcus uberis infused into lactating and non-lactating bovine mammary glands. Res. Vet. Sci. 45: 400-404, 1988. PubMed: 3212290

milk obtained from a case of bovine mastitis

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AM946015 Streptococcus uberis 0140J complete genome.

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