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

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
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 ATCC® 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.