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Enterobacter asburiae

Enterobacter asburiae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14055

Current Name

Enterobacter asburiae

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 37°C, O₂, 24 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

blaFRI-2 non-metallo-B- lactamase positive.

Additional Info

Accession Date



Katie Hopkins (AMRHAI, Public Health England, London, UK)

Isolated From

Human, rectum. Manchester, UK. 23/06/2016.


Accessioned into NCTC < Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (AMRHAI) < Isolated at University Hospital of South Manchester, UK.



Positive control for the detection of blaFRI.


Meunier D. FRI-2 carbapenemase-producing Enterobacter cloacae complex in the UK. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Sep 1;72(9):2478-2482.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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