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Genome sequence of bacterial interference strain Staphylococcus aureus 502A.

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

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.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00284-14
Year: 2014

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