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Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13811

Current Name

Staphylococcus aureus

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

UT 32


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Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Additional Info

Accession Date



Centre for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, USA

Isolated From

Clinical isolate. Human, wound infection, March 2003


Accessioned into NCTC < CDC



Positive control for the inducible clindamycin resistant ?D? tes

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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