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NR-46072  Staphylococcus aureus, 1078
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Organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Designations: 1078
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
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Contributor: L McDougal
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Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), strain 1078 (also referred to as USA700 and NRS386) was isolated from a bloodstream sample in Louisiana, USA.

S. aureus, strain 1078 is a methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strain. S. aureus, strain 1078 was deposited as resistant to erythromycin; positive for mec (subtype IV); MLST sequence type (ST) 72; pulsed-field type USA700; eGenomic spa type 49, eGenomic spa repeats UJGFMGGM; Ridom spa type t126; agr grp I. S. aureus, strain 1078 is a USA700 isolate. USA700 isolates have the same MLST profile (ST 72), SCCmec (subtype IV), spa repeats (UJGFMGGM) and negative for PVL, tsst and enterotoxins. USA700 is associated with infections in both community and healthcare settings.

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 1078, NR-46072."
Additional Information: NARSA NRS386
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