Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1707)

Strain Designations: MW2 [HIP08270]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MW2 [HIP08270]
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
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.

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
Genotype pvl positive
Genome Sequenced Strain

Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus MW2, complete genome

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance Methicillin resistant
Comments Genome sequenced strain

SCCmec: Type IV
PFGE type: USA400
spa type Ridom: t125
spa type Kreiswirth: UJJJJFE
pvl gene amplification: Positive
Clonal complex: CC8
Sequence type: ST1

Phenotypic and genotypic information for ATCC MRSA strains, such as SCCmec, PFGE, or spa typing, is provided for informational purposes only. This information was compiled from testing performed by one or more sources, including ATCC, strain depositor, published data, or contracted research.
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Genotype pvl positive
Name of Depositor JB Patel

McDougal LK, et al. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing of oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from the United States: establishing a national database. J. Clin. Microbiol. 41(11): 5113-5120, 2003. PubMed: 14605147

Baba T, et al. Genome and virulence determinants of high virulence community-acquired MRSA. Lancet. 359(9320): 1819-1827, 2002. PubMed: 12044378

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Four pediatric deaths from community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus--Minnesota and North Dakota. MMWR. 48: 707-709, 1999.

Monecke S, et al. A field guide to pandemic, epidemic and sporadic clones of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 6(4): e17936, 2011. PubMed: 21494333

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : NC_003923 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus MW2, complete genome

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BA000033 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus MW2 DNA, complete genome

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