Streptococcus pneumoniae (ATCC® BAA-1659)

Strain Designations: M270-8  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations M270-8
Application
Respiratory research
Type Strain no
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 M270
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 M270
Comments
Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network reference strain for Netherlands8-33
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Name of Depositor L McGee
References

McGee L, et al. Nomenclature of major antimicrobial-resistant clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae defined by the pneumococcal molecular epidemiology network. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 2565-2571, 2001. PubMed: 11427569

Enright MC, Spratt BG. A multilocus sequence typing scheme for Streptococcus pneumoniae: identification of clones associated with serious invasive disease. Microbiology. 144( Pt 11): 3049-3060, 1998. PubMed: 9846740