Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow) Evans (ATCC® 14990-MINI-PACK)

Strain Designations: Fussel [NCTC 11047, R. Hugh 2466]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Fussel [NCTC 11047, R. Hugh 2466]
Application ATCC® 14990-MINI-PACK™ consists of 6 ready-to-use vials of ATCC® 14990™ frozen in 200 µL of glycerol stock, eliminating the need to rehydrate and culture the strain prior to use. Each vial is provided with a 2-D barcode for easy storage and tracking, as well as peel-off labels for fast and reliable recordkeeping.  Learn more about ATCC® MinisDeveloped by the leaders in microbial cultivation and preservation, ATCC® Minis provide a convenient, ready-to-use solution for handling quality control strains. ATCC® Minis are authenticated and backed by ATCC polyphasic testing – ensuring the same consistent and reliable reference materials you’ve come to trust for ATCC Genuine Cultures®. It is easy to ensure the quality of your products with ATCC® Minis – just open, plate, and go! .

Efficacy testing
Inhibition testing
Media testing
Quality control strain
Sterility testing
Testing antimicrobial handwashing formulations
Quality control strain for API products
Isolation Nose
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen
6 ready-to-use vials of ATCC® 14990™ in glycerol stock
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder, store upright. Storage at -20°C is acceptable for up to 1 year.
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor American Meat Institute Foundation
Special Collection ATCC® Minis
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- American Meat Institute Foundation <-- R Deibel
Isolation Nose

Jones D, et al. Identity of Staphylococcus epidermidis. J. Bacteriol. 85: 62-67, 1963. PubMed: 14029448

Gotz F, Schleifer KH. Purification and properties of a fructose-1,6-diphosphate activated L- lactate dehydrogenase from Staphylococcus epidermidis. Arch. Microbiol. 105: 303-312, 1975. PubMed: 242300

Hugh R, Ellis MA. The neotype strain for Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow 1908), Evans 1916. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 18: 231-239, 1968.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

quality control for the DuPont RiboPrinter™ Microbial Characterization System

RiboPrinter® QC Set. DuPont Nutrition & Health.

Staphylococcus aureus and staphylococcal enterotoxins. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;APHA APHA2001-39, 2001

Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments--Biocontamination control--Part 1: General principles and methods. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 14698-1:2003.

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Formulations by the Agar Patch Technique. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method E 1882-05.

Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents using the Fingerpads of Adult Subjects. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method E 2276-03E01.

Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments --- Biocontamination control --- Part 1: General principles and methods. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN ISO 14698:2003.

BD GeneOhm MRSA ACP. BD Becton Dickinson.

BD GeneOhm StaphSR. BD Becton Dickinson.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : K02688 S.epidermidis 5S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z48233 S.epidermidis thyF and dfrC genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109637 Sequence 370 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109878 Sequence 611 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111494 Sequence 2227 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111515 Sequence 2248 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111535 Sequence 2268 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z26894 S.epidermidis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB015166 Staphylococcus epidermidis gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L37605 Staphylococcus epidermidis 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U02913 Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 14990 16S rRNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D83363 Staphylococcus epidermidis (strain ATCC 14990T) gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF298800 Staphylococcus epidermidis translation elongation factor Tu (tuf) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF162863 Staphylococcus epidermidis Pal1 (pal1) gene, partial cds; TagF (tagF) gene, complete cds; and TpgX (tpgX) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF012132 Staphylococcus epidermidis agr system including response regulator (agrA), histidine kinase (agrC), AgrD (agrD), AgrB (agrB) and delta toxin (hld) genes, complete cds.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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