Table 1.

Enterococcus strains used in this studya

Strain no.API identificationSpecimen sourceWardc
1 E. faecium UrineMED
2 E. hiraeb UrineMED
3 E. hiraeb HemocICU
4 E. faecalis UrineMED
5 E. faecium UrineSUR
6 E. duransb FoodICU
8 E. duransb FoodICU
9 E. faecalis CarriagePED
10 E. faecalis FoodICU
11 E. faecalis CIP
12 E. faecium CIP
13 E. faecalis CIP
14 E. gallinarum CarriageELD
15 E. faecium CarriageELD
16 E. casseliflavus CarriageELD
17 E. hiraeb CarriageMED
18 E. faecalis CarriagePED
19 E. faecium FoodICU
  • a Strains were isolated from different sources, such as food, clinical isolates, or strain collections.

  • b Strain was reidentified.

  • c Abbreviations: MED, medical; ICU, intensive care unit; SUR, surgery; PED, pediatric; ELD, elderly.