Enterococcus faecalis


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Enterococcus faecalis

a bacterial species found in human feces and in the intestines of many warm-blooded animals; occasionally found in urinary infections and in blood and heart lesions in cases of subacute endocarditis; a major cause of nosocomial infection, especially in association with gram-negative pathogens.

En·ter·o·coc·cus fae·ca·lis

(en'tĕr-ō-kok'ŭs fē-kā'lis)
A bacterial species found in human feces and in the intestines of many warm-blooded animals; occasionally found in urinary infections and in blood and heart lesions in subacute endocarditis; a major cause of nosocomial infection, especially in association with gram-negative pathogens.
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Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 29212 and Staphylococcus aureus 1117 (11) were used as negative and positive controls, respectively.
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Enterococcus faecalis, which causes hospital-acquired urinary tract and heart valve infections, forms pairs or short chains of cells unlike other members of the same microbe family, which exist in long chains.
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Relationship between biofilm formation, the enterococcal surface protein (Esp) and gelatinase in clinical isolates of Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium.
Within the species of Enterococcus, nighty five plasmids were identified and most of these plasmids were found in Enterococcus faecalis (twenty seven plasmids) and Enterococcus faecium (fifty three plasmids), these two species have become an increasing medical concern by their ability to gain and spread antibiotic resistance.
Enterococcus faecalis is the most prevalent species cultured from humans, accounting for more than 90% of clinical isolates.
Susceptibility to antibiotics and minimal inhibitory concentration of strain Enterococcus faecalis isolated of food).
Last summer, during an internship at TAMUCC, Del Mar biotechnology major Danial Azadani discovered a bacteriophage associated with Enterococcus faecalis, a bacterium that can cause infection in humans.
Enterococcal infections are mostly caused by Enterococcus faecalis and E.
La poblacion circundante tiene mayor acceso a cuatro de estos puntos (1, 5, 10 y 15); en ellos, ademas de lo indicado previamente, se cuantifico Escherichia coli, y Enterococcus faecalis, y se evaluo la presencia de Vibrio spp.