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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