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Enterococcus faecium (Orla-Jensen) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz (ATCC® 19434)

Strain Designations: NCTC 7171 [DSM 20477, JCM 8727, NCDO 942]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Streptococcus sp.
Strain Designations NCTC 7171 [DSM 20477, JCM 8727, NCDO 942]
Testing antimicrobial handwashing formulations
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Antigenic Properties Grumbach serotype 11; Lancefield's Group D
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Antigenic Properties Grumbach serotype 11; Lancefield's Group D
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- A Grumbach

Schleifer KH, Kilpper-Balz R. Transfer of Streptococcus faecalis and Streptococcus faecium to the genus Enterococcus nom. rev. as Enterococcus faecalis comb. nov. and Enterococcus faecium comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 31-34, 1984.

Fendler EJ, et al. Antimicrobial cleansing composition containing chlorhexidine, an amphoteric surfactant, and an alkyl polyglucoside. US Patent 5,719,113 dated Feb 17 1998

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AH005622 Enterococcus faecium.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109559 Sequence 292 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109875 Sequence 608 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109888 Sequence 621 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111137 Sequence 1870 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L78127 Enterococcus faecium genomic DNA fragment.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87181 E.faecium 23S-5S rRNA spacer DNA, strain ATCC 19434.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87180 E.faecium 16S-23S rRNA spacer DNA, strain ATCC 19434.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF029770 Enterococcus faecium clone pEMH19 insertion sequence IS1485 left junction.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF029771 Enterococcus faecium clone pEMH19 insertion sequence IS1485 right junction.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ387913 Enterococcus faecium partial sodA gene for superoxide dismutase, strain CIP 103014 T (ATCC 19434).

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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