Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-612)

Strain Designations: 2708 [Poland 6B-20]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 2708 [Poland 6B-20] (representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN))
Application
Respiratory research
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human
Poland
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 (CDC, personal communication)
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B (CDC, personal communication)
Antibiotic Resistance
Multi-drug resistant
Comments
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Atmosphere: air, 95%; carbon dioxide (CO2), 5%
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor CDC
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
CDC
W Hyrniewicz
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human
Poland
References

Overweg K, et al. Multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Poland: identification of emerging clones. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 1739-1745, 1999. PubMed: 10325317

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

CDC, personal communication

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

CDC, personal communication

CDC, 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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