Streptococcus 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.
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Streptococcus faecalis

The former name of Enterococcus faecalis.
See also: Streptococcus
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Significance of the proteolytic capacity of the infecting strains of streptococcus faecalis. Acta Pathol Microbiol Scand 1979;87(6):353-62.
The newly synthesized Schiff bases ([L.sup.1])-([L.sup.3]) and their metal(II) complexes (1)-(12) have been subjected for the screening of their in vitro antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli, Streptococcus faecalis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, and Bacillus subtilis bacterial strains according to standard procedure [11] and results were reported in Table 1.
Rosenberger and Elsden (11) studied the effect of both glucose and tryptophan limitation on growth in continuous cultures of a Streptococcus faecalis strain.
Nucleotide sequence analysis of the bifunctional 6'-aminoglycoside acetyltransferase, 2"-aminoglycoside phosphotransferase determinant from Streptococcus faecalis: identification and cloning of gene regions specifying the two activities.
It has been tested against, among others, Streptococcus faecalis, Salmonella enteritides, Escherichia coli 0157, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Aspergillus niger (black mould) and Listeria monocytogenes.
You might be exposing your child to the Streptococcus faecalis bacteria, which causes urinary tract infections, E coli, or rotavirus, a leading cause of childhood diarrhea--and hospitalization--in children under two years of age," warns Catharine Shaner, a pediatrician with the American Safety and Health Institute.
1984 (2) Alpha-hemolytic streptococci; Escherichia coli; Streptococcus mitis; Streptococcus sanguis; Streptococcus faecalis; B melaninogenicus; Bacteroides fragilis; Corynebacterium spp.
-- The microorganisms used were: (1) bacteria: Pasteurella haemolytica A1, Pasteurella multocida A:3, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Enterococcus faecalis (old nomenclature Streptococcus faecalis), Actinomyces pyogenes, Salmonella dublin, Bacillus thuringiensis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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