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NR-46069  Staphylococcus aureus, 96758
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Organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Designations: 96758
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
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Contributor: L McDougal
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Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), strain 96758 (also referred to as USA200 and NRS383) was isolated from a bloodstream sample in North Carolina, USA.

S. aureus, strain 96758 is a methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strain. S. aureus, strain 96758 was deposited as resistant to erythromycin, clindamycin and gentamicin; positive for mec (subtype II), tsst and sea; pulsed-field type (PFT) USA200; MLST sequence type (ST) 36; eGenomic spa type 16, eGenomic spa repeats WGKAKAOMQQQ; Ridom spa type t018; agr grp III. S. aureus, strain 96758 is a USA200 isolate. USA200 isolates have the same MLST profile (ST 36), SCCmec (subtype II), spa repeats (WGKAKAOMQQQ) and are resistant to erythromycin, β-lactams and in some cases, spectinomycin. USA200 is the second most common health care-associated pulsed-field type in U.S.

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 96758, NR-46069."
Additional Information: NARSA NRS383
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