Enterococcus faecalis (Andrewes and Horder) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz (ATCC® 19433)

Strain Designations: NCTC 775 [DSM 20478, JCM 8726, NCDO 581, Tissier]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Streptococcus faecalis Andrewes and Horder
Strain Designations NCTC 775 [DSM 20478, JCM 8726, NCDO 581, Tissier]
Application
Control Culture
Media testing
Quality control strain
Reference material
Control strain for Group D
Quality control strain for Difco products
Water testing
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Comments
Taxonomy
Medium Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- NIRD
References

Shattock PM. The streptococci of Group D; the serological grouping of Streptococcus boivis and observations on serologically refractory group D strains. J. Gen. Microbiol. 3: 80-92, 1949.

Jones D, Shattock PM. The location of the group antigen of group D Streptococcus. J. Gen. Microbiol. 23: 335-343, 1960. PubMed: 13790502

Schleifer KH, Kilpper-Balz R. Transfer of Streptococcus faecalis and Streptococcus faecium to the genus Enterococcus nom. rev. as Enterococcus faecalis comb. nov. and Enterococcus faecium comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 31-34, 1984.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

BD Crystal Gram-Positive QC Set. BD Becton Dickinson; Crystal

Water microbiology. Method 8: Faecal streptococci--Estimation of the most probable number(MPN). Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS 4276.8-1995.

Water microbiology. Method 9: Faecal streptococci -- Membrane filtration method. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS 4276.9-1995.

Escherichia coli in Water by Membrane Filtration using membrane-Thermotolerant Escherichia coli Agar (mTEC). Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1103.1, 2005

Enterococci in Water by Membrane Filtration Using membrane-Enterococcus-Esculin Iron Agar. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1106.1, 2005

Enterococci in Water by Membrane Filtration Using membrane-Enterococcus Indoxyl-B-D-Glucoside Agar. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1600, 2005

Escherichia coli in Water by Membrane Filtration Using Modified membrane-Thermotolerant Escherichia coli Agar. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1603, 2005

Fecal Coliforms in Sewage Sludge (Biosolids) by Multiple-Tube Fermenation using Lauryl Tryptose Broth (LTB) and EC Medium. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1680, 2005

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs--Guidelines on preparation and production of culture media-- Part 2: Practical guidelines on performance testing of culture media.. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 11133-2:2003.

Applied Biosystems, MicroSeq PHL Panel.

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs --- Guidelines on preparation and production of culture media --- Part 2: Practical guidelines on performance testing of culture media - Annex B: Recommended test microorganisms for commonly used culture media. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard DD CEN ISO/TS 11133:2003.

BD Crystal Rapid Gram-Positive QC Set. BD Becton Dickinson.

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X86176 E.faecalis dnaE and rpoD gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87183 E.faecalis 23S-5S rRNA spacer DNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87182 E.faecalis 16S-23S rRNA spacer DNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y12905 E.faecalis 16S rRNA gene, partial (strain ATCC 19433 (CCUG 19916)).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB005036 Enterococcus faecalis gene for ParC subunit of DNA topoisomerase IV, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ387912 Enterococcus faecalis partial sodA gene for superoxide dismutase, strain CIP 103015 T (ATCC 19433).

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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