88 (ATCC® 33742-B1)

Strain Designations: 88  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations 88
Assay of methicillin-resistant strains
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1418: Phage 88 Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor S Schaefler
Special Collection ATCC

Schaefler S, et al. Methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus phage type 92. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 15: 74-80, 1979. PubMed: 154874

Schaefler S, et al. Emergence of gentamicin- and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in New York City hospitals. J. Clin. Microbiol. 13: 754-759, 1981. PubMed: 6908898

Basic Documentation
  1. Phage 88- ATCC item no. 33742-B1
    We observed lysis with this phage on the recommended host.
    Date Updated: 12/5/2013
  2. Phage which targets any strain of MRSA
    The references listed for these phages on the website discuss this and seem to indicate that these two can infect other strains of MRSA but we have only tested them on the host strains we recomme...
    Date Updated: 12/5/2013