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NR-46068  Staphylococcus aureus, 626
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Organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Designations: 626
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
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Contributor: L McDougal
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Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), strain 626 (also referred to as USA100, New York/Japan clone and NRS382) was isolated from a bloodstream sample in Ohio, USA.

S. aureus, strain 626 is a methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strain. S. aureus, strain 626 was deposited as resistant to erythromycin, clindamycin and levofloxacin; positive for mec (subtype II); sed+; pulsed-field type USA100; MLST sequence type (ST) 5; eGenomic spa type 2, eGenomic spa repeats TJMBMDMGMK; Ridom spa type t002; agr grp II.S. aureus, strain 626 is a USA100 isolate.USA100 isolates have the same MLST profile (ST 5) and SCCmec (subtype II) and are usually resistant to β-lactams, erythromycin and spectinomycin as well as being multiresistant to other commonly used therapeutic agents. USA100 is the most prevalent U.S health care-associated pulse-field type and is endemic in many U.S. hospitals.

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 626, NR-46068."
Additional Information: NARSA NRS382
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