Draft genome sequences of two opportunistic pathogenic strains of Staphylococcus cohnii isolated from human patients

Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán, José F Garcia-Mazcorro, Rayo Morfín-Otero, Licet Villarreal-Treviño, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz, Eduardo Rodríguez-Noriega, Paola Bocanegra-Ibarias, Héctor J Maldonado-Garza, Scot E Dowd, Elvira Garza-González

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Abstract

Herein, we report the draft-genome sequences and annotation of two opportunistic pathogenic strains of Staphylococcus cohnii isolated from humans. One strain (SC-57) was isolated from blood from a male patient in May 2006 and the other (SC-532) from a catheter from a male patient in June 2006. Similar to other genomes of Staphylococcus species, most genes (42%) of both strains are involved in metabolism of amino acids and derivatives, carbohydrates and proteins. Eighty (4%) genes are involved in virulence, disease, and defense and both species show phenotypic low biofilm production and evidence of increased antibiotic resistance associated to biofilm production. From both isolates, a new Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec was detected: mec class A, ccr type 1. This is the first report of whole genome sequences of opportunistic S. cohnii isolated from human patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49
JournalStandards in Genomic Sciences
Volume12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

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    Mendoza-Olazarán, S., Garcia-Mazcorro, J. F., Morfín-Otero, R., Villarreal-Treviño, L., Camacho-Ortiz, A., Rodríguez-Noriega, E., Bocanegra-Ibarias, P., Maldonado-Garza, H. J., Dowd, S. E., & Garza-González, E. (2017). Draft genome sequences of two opportunistic pathogenic strains of Staphylococcus cohnii isolated from human patients. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 12, 49. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40793-017-0263-1