Culture Collections

Bacteria and Mycoplasmas detail

Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Enterococcus faecium

NCTC Number: NCTC 12204
Current Name: Enterococcus faecium
Original Strain Reference: No. 14
Previous Catalogue Name: Enterococcus faecium
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterococcaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Columbia blood agar, 24 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Data: A. H. C. Uttley, PHL Dulwich in 1989 / Blood in 1987 / Vancomycin resistant / Biotype 1 / Uttley, A. H. C. et al. (1988) Lancet i, 57 / Uttley, A. H. C. et al. (1989) N. Engl. J. Med. in press
Accession Date: 04/02/2003
Authority: (Orla-Jensen 1919) Schleifer and Kilpper-Bälz 1984
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S1145 (Enterococcus faecium (orla-jensen 1919) schleifer and kilpper-bälz 1984) - Date of change: 16/06/2007 by NCTCUp to 16/06/2007: ? (NCTC 12204) - Date of change: 04/02/2003
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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The Culture Collections hold cell cultures, bacteria, fungi and virus strains from worldwide sources. Our scientists ensure that the identification of the cultures is correct and they remain unchanged from when they are first deposited with the Collection. Nevertheless, some of the data we provide about the cultures is supplied by the person depositing the strains and, although we have multiple checking procedures in place, we cannot always verify all their data. Please note that the Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data provided by the depositors.

Cultures supplied by Culture Collections are to be used as controls for microbiology testing and for research purposes only. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

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Available Formats

Ampoule (Bacteria)
Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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