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NR-45914  Staphylococcus aureus, A960649
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Organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Designations: A960649
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
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Contributor: GL Archer
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), strain A960649 (also referred to as NRS108) is a clinical isolate from France.

S. aureus, strain A960649 is a methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strain. Strain A960649 was deposited as positive for mec (subtype I), 4'-4"-aminoglycoside nucleotidyltransferase (ant4'; responsible for tobramycin resistance) and 2"-aminoglycoside phosphotransferase-6'-aminoglycoside acetyltransferase (aac6'-aph2"; responsible for amikacin, tobramycin and gentamicin resistance); MLST sequence type (ST) 8; eGenomic spa type 1, eGenomic spa repeats YHGFMBQBLO; Ridom spa type t008.

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of bacterial culture in Tryptic Soy broth supplemented with 10% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by the Network on Antimicrobial Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus (NARSA) for distribution by BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Staphylococcus aureus, Strain A960649, NR-45914."
Additional Information: NARSA NRS108
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