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Enterococcus hirae

Enterococcus hirae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 12367

Current Name

Enterococcus hirae

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

Snell strain R

General Info


Farrow and Collins 1985

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 8043, ATCC 9790, CCM 2423, CCUG 1332, CCUG 18659, CCUG 19917, CFBP 4250, CIP 53.48, DSM 20160, HAMBI 1709, HAMBI 644, IFO 3181, JCM 8729, LMG 6399, NBRC 3181, NCCB 46070, NCCB 58005, NCDO 1258, NCIMB 6459, E.E. Snell strain R



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

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

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(ATCC 8043, NCDO 1258) Type strain / NCDO in 1990 / ATCC / Farrow, J. A. E. & Collins, M. D. (1985) Int. J. syst. Bact. 35, 73

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Enterococcus hirae


Extended Bibliography

FARROW (J.A.E.) and COLLINS (M.D.), (1985), Enterococcus hirae, a new species that includes amino acid assay strain NCDO 1258 and strains causing growth depression in young chickens., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 73-75,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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