Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-342)

Strain Designations: 4752-98 [Maryland (D1)6B-17]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 4752-98 [Maryland (D1)6B-17]
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 6B
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 6B
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Mic (ug/ml): penicillin 4; cefotaxime 2; erythromycin 8; clindamycin .06; chloramphenicol 2; tetracycline .5
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- R. Facklam

Gherardi GT, et al. Major related sets of antibiotic-resistant Pneumococci in the United States as determined by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and pbp1a-pbp2b-pbp2x-dhf restriction profiles. J. Infect. Dis. 181: 216-229, 2000. PubMed: 10608770

Linda K McDougal, personal communication

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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