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

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

Strain Designations MMC4
Clinical isolate, Brooklyn, NY
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
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