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

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

Strain Designations Vancomycin-dependent #4
Human blood
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
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