|NCTC Number:||NCTC 14245|
|Current Name:||Staphylococcus aureus|
|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:||Human, bronco-alveolar lavage, community-acquired pneumonia. London, UK. November 2017.|
Positive for mecA gene. Negative for mecC, mupA and MupB.
Identifes as belonging to the USA300 clone of community-aquired MRSA.
Resistant to: Oxacillin, Penicillin, Erythromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Moxifloxacin
|Other Typing Information:||MLST: ST8; spa type t211|
|Toxin Status:||Positive for Panton-Valentine leukocidin (luk-PV / PVL). Negative for Staphylococcal enterotoxins A-J, toxic shock syndrome toxin, and staphylococcal exfoliative toxins A, B & D.|
|History:||Accessioned into NCTC < Prof. A. Kearns < Isolate referred directly from primary diagnostic microbiology laboratory (London, UK)|
|Depositor:||Prof. A. Kearns (Public Health England, Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Division, Colindale, London, UK)|
|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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