KEGG   GENOME: Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus SA957 (CA-MRSA)
Entry
T02850            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
sauu, 1201010
Definition
Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus SA957, community-associated methicillin-resistant
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
  Lineage
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Staphylococcaceae; Staphylococcus
Data source
GenBank (Assembly:GCA_000470845.1)
BioProject:167119
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H00330  Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal aureus (MRSA) infection
Comment
Virulent Taiwan clone.
Carries the Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) genes and the staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec (SCCmec) VT.
Frequently isolated from patients with severe disease.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
2789538
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       2789538
Number of protein genes:        2549
Number of RNA genes:              74
Created
2013
Reference
  Authors
Chen CJ, Unger C, Hoffmann W, Lindsay JA, Huang YC, Gotz F
  Title
Characterization and comparison of 2 distinct epidemic community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones of ST59 lineage.
  Journal
PLoS One 8:e63210 (2013)
DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0063210

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