Enterococcus faecium (Orla-Jensen) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz (ATCC® 51858)

Strain Designations: Vancomycin-dependent #4  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Vancomycin-dependent #4
Human blood
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.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genotype Presence of vanB confirmed by PCR
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to vancomycin and teicoplanin
Medium ATCC® Medium 1976: Tryptic soy blood agar with VAN 4
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Genotype Presence of vanB confirmed by PCR
Name of Depositor MH Green, K Barbadora
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Human blood
Year of Origin 1992

Green M, et al. Bacteremia due to vancomycin-dependent Enterococcus faecium. Clin. Infect. Dis. 20: 712-714, 1995. PubMed: 7756503

blood isolate, Children's Hospital of Pittsburg; August

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