Enterococcus faecium (Orla-Jensen) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz (ATCC® 51559)

Strain Designations: MMC4  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MMC4
Clinical isolate, Brooklyn, NY
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Multidrug-resistant (ampicillin, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, rifampin, teicoplanin, and vancomycin
Presence of vanA gene confirmed by PCR.
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JM Quale
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JM Quale <-- L Lutwick
Clinical isolate, Brooklyn, NY

Landman D, et al. Novel antibiotic regimens against Enterococcus faecium resistant to ampicillin, vancomycin, and gentamicin. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 37: 1904-1908, 1993. PubMed: 8239604

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