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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Enterococcus durans
Enterococcus durans

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
TSY agar, TSY broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
SduI

Gram Stain:
Enterococcus durans is Gram stain positive

Respiration:
Enterococcus durans is a facultative anaerobe

Motility:
Enterococcus durans is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Enterococcaceae; Enterococcus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Enterococcus durans infection in poultry has been associated with bacteremia and encephalomalacia.

Miscellaneous:
Streptococcus durans is a synonym for Enterococcus durans. Enterococcus faecium can be misidentified as Enterococcus durans by some automated testing methods.

Human health and disease:
It is unclear what the importance of Enterococcus durans in human infections as strains of Enterococcus faecium are frequently incorrectly identified as Enterococcus durans.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as interesting bits of information is not meant to be medical advice and should not be used to treat or diagnose any disease!


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