Enterococcus faecium (Orla-Jensen) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz (ATCC® BAA-472)

Strain Designations: TEX16 [TX0016]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations TEX16 [TX0016]
Isolation

Blood of a human patient with infective endocarditis; Clinical Lab, Methodist Hospital, Houston Texas, United States, July, 1992

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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Yes

Type Strain no
Comments
Genome sequencing strain
Presence of IS16 and hylEfm genes confirmed by PCR.
Medium Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor BE Murray
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- BE Murray <-- Victor Fainstein, Methodist Hospital, Houston <-- Clinical Laboratory, Methodist Hospital, Houston
Isolation

Blood of a human patient with infective endocarditis; Clinical Lab, Methodist Hospital, Houston Texas, United States, July, 1992

References

Arduino RC, et al. Resistance of Enterococcus faecium to neutrophil-mediated phagocytosis.. Infect. Immun. 62: 5587-5594, 1994. PubMed: 7960141

Arduino RC, et al. Roles of antibodies and complement in phagocytic killing of enterococci.. Infect. Immun. 62: 987-993, 1994. PubMed: 8112874

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF140549 Enterococcus faecium unknown gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACIY01000000 Enterococcus faecium DO, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AAAK03000000 Enterococcus faecium DO, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.