Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus bacteriophage 88 (ATCC® 33742-B1)

Strain Designations: 88  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As 88
Strain Designations 88
Host Organism
Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus strain PS 88 (ATCC® 33742™)
Application
Assay of methicillin-resistant strains
Biosafety Level 1

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 frozen
Storage Conditions Store filtrate at 4°C. Storage at -20°C may cause inactivation of the phage.
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1418: Phage 88 Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor S Schaefler
Special Collection ATCC
References

Schaefler S, et al. Methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus phage type 92. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 15: 74-80, 1979. PubMed: 154874

Schaefler S, et al. Emergence of gentamicin- and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in New York City hospitals. J. Clin. Microbiol. 13: 754-759, 1981. PubMed: 6908898