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NR-46081  Staphylococcus aureus, HIP12899
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Organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Designations: HIP12899
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
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Contributor: J Patel
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Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), strain HIP12899 (also referred to as NRS484) was isolated in 1996 from a wound in Alaska, USA.

S. aureus, strain HIP12899 is a methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strain. Strain HIP12899 was deposited as positive for mec (subtype IV) and PVL; negative for enterotoxins and tsst; pulsed-field type USA1100; MLST sequence type (ST) 30; agr group III. S. aureus, strain HIP12899 is a USA1100 isolate. USA11000 isolates have the same MLST profile (ST 30), SCCmec (subtype IV), agr group (III), are typically positive for sem, seo, hlg, cna, and PVL, have variety of spa types (t019, t021, t318, t273) and most are resistant to only β-lactams. USA1100 is associated with community-acquired infections. USA1100 is also known as the South West Pacific clone.

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 HIP12899, NR-46081."
Additional Information: NARSA NRS484
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