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Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14617

Current Name

Staphylococcus aureus

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 37°C, O₂, 24 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Whole Genome Sequence

NCBI SRA Accn.: ERR294339

Other Typing Conditions

MLST 890; clonal complex 890, spa type t1773

Strain Data

Negative for mecA, mecC, mupA, mupB, luk-PV (Panton-Valentine leukocidin), toxic shock syndrome toxin genes. Phenotypically resistant to penicillin.

Additional Info

Accession Date



Prof. Mark A. Holmes (University of Cambridge, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, UK)

Isolated From

Human, nose. France. 20/07/2006.


Acessioned into the NCTC < Prof. M. A. Holmes < Isolated by Prof. Frederic Laurent (Bacteriology Department, Institute for Infectious Agents, National Refernece Centre for Staphylococci, Lyon, France)

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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