Staphylococcus aureus subspecies aureus
  NRRL B-313
    Accession numbers in other collections: ATCC 6538P=FDA 209
    Source: FDA
    Growth media: Tryptone-Glucose-Yeast Extract Agar (number 1)
    Optimum growth temperature: 28C
    Comments: Applications: assay of amikacin, cefactor, cefadroxil, cefamandole, cefazolin, cefotaxime, cefoxitin, cephalexin, cephaloglycin, cephaloridine [cephalomycin], cephalothin, cephapirin, cephradine, chlortetracycline [aureomycin], cloxacillin, cycloserine [D-4-amino-3-isoxazolidone], demeclocycline demethylchlortetracycline], dicloxacillin, doxycycline [hydramycin], erythromycin, framycetin, gentamicins [gentamicin], gramicidin, kanamycin, lincomycin, meclocycline, methacycline, methicillin, nafcillin, neomycin, oxacillin, oxytetracycline [terramycin], penicillin, plicamycin [mithramycin], rolitetracycline, spiramycin, tetracycline, tobramycin, vancomycin. media testing sterility testing susceptibility disc testing (clindamycin, kanamycin, streptomycin, tetracycline)
    Biosafety Level: 2
  This strain is considered by NRRL to be a Biosafety Level 2(BSL/2) strain and requires a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) to be initiated by NRRL once the order is received by us. We will contact you for information to initiate the MTA via email, once we have the order. We only accept Fed-Ex as a courier for BSL/2 strains.
  This strain is a regulated animal pathogen. An APHIS VS 16-3 permit is required for distribution in the United States. For international requests, an importation permit or an official letter from the appropriate government agency declaring that a permit is not required must be provided in advance of shipment.

Agricultural Research Service (NRRL)Culture Collection - February 7, 2023