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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Staphylococcus aureus

NCTC Number: NCTC 14139
Current Name: Staphylococcus aureus
Original Strain Reference: Artist
Type Strain: No
Family: Staphylococcaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 37C, O2, 24 hours
Isolated From: Nasal swab, healthy human woman. Brighton, UK. 14.11.2012.
Data: Isolated from healthy nasal flora. Strain included in an original artwork by bio-artist Anna Dumitriu, and accessioned as it is of artistic importance.
Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanism: Putatively penicillin resistant.
Accession Date: 22.07.2018
History: Accessioned into NCTC < Isolated by K. Cole & A. Dumitriu
Authority: Rosenbach 1884
Depositor: K. Cole (Microbiology, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK) & A. Dumitriu (Bio-artist)
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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The Culture Collections hold cell cultures, bacteria, fungi and virus strains from worldwide sources. Our scientists ensure that the identification of the cultures is correct and they remain unchanged from when they are first deposited with the Collection. Nevertheless, some of the data we provide about the cultures is supplied by the person depositing the strains and, although we have multiple checking procedures in place, we cannot always verify all their data. Please note that the Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data provided by the depositors.

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