Please note, that we only accept NEW repeats and types in this submission
Submissions of NGS data (e.g., Illumina) are not accepted.
Note: Ridom StaphType users can easily submit their new spa-repeats
and -types via the StaphType software synchronization process. This form is
intended only for SpaServer users not using the software.
If your uploaded sequence data contain indeed a new spa-type and is of
sufficient quality then the assignment will be finished within 1-2 weeks after
Please use after two weeks the Search for Isolate ID
functionality to check the assigned spa-type of your submitted isolate.
The sequences must contain the following 5' and 3' signatures on the
correct positions to allow a reliable spa-typing:
The signatures are numbered according to the forward strand
of S. aureus (GenBank accession no. J01786).
||Distance to Repeats
||RCA MCA AAA
||1156-1164; -9 to -1
||TAY ATG TCG T
||19 or 18
||1472-1481; +19 to +28 or +20 to +29
DNA Sequencing of the spa Gene