Streptococcus pneumoniae (ATCC® BAA-1666)

Strain Designations: PJ537-1  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations PJ537-1
Respiratory research
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 1
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 1
Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network reference strain for Sweden1-40
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Name of Depositor L McGee

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

Brandileone MC, et al. Geographic distribution of penicillin resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Brazil: genetic relatedness. Microb. Drug Resist. 4(3): 209-17, 1998. PubMed: 9818972

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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