Streptococcus pneumoniae (ATCC® BAA-1662)

Strain Designations: M241-18C  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations M241-18C
Application
Respiratory research
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 18C
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 18C
Comments
Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network reference strain for Netherlands18C-36
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