Culture Collections

Bacteria and Mycoplasmas detail

Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Staphylococcus aureus

NCTC Number: NCTC 13435
Current Name: Staphylococcus aureus
Original Strain Reference: 03ST-3592
Type Strain: No
Family: Staphylococcaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: Gene Seh
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Isolated From: Skin Abscess. South of England. 2003.
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Bibliography: J CLin Microbiol. (2005); vol 43; p2384-2390
Data: Methicillin resistant

mecA positive
mecC negative

Positive for Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) gene and exfoliative toxin etd. Spa type t044. Belongs to MLST clonal complex 80 (European clone)
Accession Date: November 2008
History: Accessioned into NCTC < Dr. A. Kearns < Isolated at a hospital in the south of England
Authority: Rosenbach 1884 (AL)
Depositor: Dr Angela Kearns, HPA Staphylococcal Ref. Unit
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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The Culture Collections hold cell cultures, bacteria, fungi and virus strains from worldwide sources. Our scientists ensure that the identification of the cultures is correct and they remain unchanged from when they are first deposited with the Collection. Nevertheless, some of the data we provide about the cultures is supplied by the person depositing the strains and, although we have multiple checking procedures in place, we cannot always verify all their data. Please note that the Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data provided by the depositors.

Cultures supplied by Culture Collections are to be used as controls for microbiology testing and for research purposes only. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

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Available Formats

Ampoule (Bacteria)
Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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