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NR-45930  Staphylococcus aureus, M1712
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Organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Designations: M1712
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
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Contributor: M Camblin
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Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), strain M1712 (also referred to as NRS127) was isolated in 2002 from sputum of an 87-year-old male in Tennessee, USA.

S. aureus, strain M1712 is a linezolid-resistant S. aureus (LRSA), methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strain. It was deposited as resistant to linezolid and intermediately susceptible to tedizolid; positive for mec (subtype II); MLST sequence type (ST) 5; eGenomic spa type 2, eGenomic spa repeats TJMBMDMGMK; Ridom spa type t002. S. aureus, strain M1712 is reported to have a ΔS145 mutation in the L3 ribosomal protein.

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of bacterial culture in Tryptic Soy broth supplemented with 10% glycerol.

Note: If homogeneity is required for your intended use, please purify prior to initiating work.
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 M1712, NR-45930."
Additional Information: NARSA NRS127
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Silva-Del Toro, S. L., K. E. Greenwood-Quaintance, and R. Patel. "In vitro Activity of Tedizolid Against Linezolid-Resistant Staphylococci and Enterococci." Diagn.Microbiol. Infect. Dis. S0732-8893 (2016): 30009-8. PubMed: 26971179.
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