Genome sequence of bacterial interference strain Staphylococcus aureus 502A

Dane Parker, Apurva Narechania, Robert Sebra, Gintaras Deikus, Samuel LaRussa, Chanelle Ryan, Hannah Smith, Alice Prince, Barun Mathema, Adam J. Ratner, Barry Kreiswirth, Paul J. Planet

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Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus 502A was a strain used in bacterial interference programs during the 1960s and early 1970s. Infants were deliberately colonized with 502A with the goal of preventing colonization with more invasive strains. We present the completed genome sequence of this organism.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere00284-14
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume2
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

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