Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-658)

Strain Designations: GR890 [Greece 6B-22]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations GR890 [Greece 6B-22] (representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN))
Application
Respiratory research
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human
Greece
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B RefSyrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B RefSyrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039
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
G A Syrogiannopoulos
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human
Greece
References

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

nasopharynx, healthy children, day care centers

Syrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Resistance patterns of streptococcus pneumoniae from carriers attending day-care centers in southwestern Greece. Clin. Infect. Dis. 25: 188-194, 1997. PubMed: 9332508

Syrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

Syrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039

Syrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039

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