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Enterococcus faecalis

Enterococcus faecalis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14202

Current Name

Enterococcus faecalis

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 37°C, O₂, 24 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

Strain exhibits aberrant phenotypic test results such as: Weak growth at 37C and 44C. No growth on Kanamycin Aesculin Azide agar at 37C. No growth in Enterolert-E.

Additional Info

Accession Date



Food and Environmental Proficiency Testing Unit (FEPTU, Public Health England Colindale, London, UK)

Isolated From

Environmental isolate. Geographic origin unknown. 25.03.2010.


Accessioned into NCTC < FEPTU

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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