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Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach 1884
DSM No.:
20231, Type strain dsm-20231 dsm20231 dsm 20231 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus
Strain designation:
533 R4
Other collection no.
or WDCM no.:
ATCC 12600, CCM 885, NCDO 949, NCTC 8532
Isolated from:
human pleural fluid
country of origin unknown
Date of sampling:
before 22.08.1990
Nagoya Protocol Restrictions:
There are NO known Nagoya Protocol restrictions for this strain.
<- ATCC <- NCTC <- S.T. Cowan, 533 R4
Genbank accession numbers:
16S rRNA gene: NR_037007
16S rRNA gene: LN681573
Cultivation conditions:
Medium 92 , 37°C
Medium 693 , 37°C

Incubation time: 1-2 days

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Summary and
additional information:
<- ATCC <- NCTC <- S.T. Cowan, 533 R4. Human pleural fluid; country of origin unknown; sampling date: before 22.08.1990. Serovar 3. Type strain. Taxonomy/description (1277, 1300, 1332). Sequence accession no. 16S rRNA gene: NR_037007, 16S rRNA gene: LN681573. Teichoic acid: ribitol (493). Murein: A11.2 (493). No toxin genes present (PCR). (Medium 92, 37°C or Medium 693, 37°C).
For detailed information:
BacDive - The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase
493, 499, 1277, 1300, 1332, 1372
Risk group:
2 (classification according to German TRBA)
Act dealing with the prevention & control of infectious diseases in man (Infektionsschutzgesetz), Category A1
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