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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 138782

Type strain: No

Species: Enterococcus faecium

NCBI tax ID(s): 1352 (species)

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@ref: 40574

BacDive-ID: 138782

keywords: Bacteria, mesophilic

description: Enterococcus faecium CIP 103226 is a mesophilic bacterium of the family Enterococcaceae.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1352
  • Matching level: species

doi: 10.13145/bacdive138782.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/bacillota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Bacillota
  • class: Bacilli
  • order: Lactobacillales
  • family: Enterococcaceae
  • genus: Enterococcus
  • species: Enterococcus faecium
  • full scientific name: Enterococcus faecium (Orla-Jensen 1919) Schleifer and Kilpper-Bälz 1984
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Streptococcus faecium

@ref: 40574

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Lactobacillales

family: Enterococcaceae

genus: Enterococcus

species: Enterococcus faecium

type strain: no

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 40574
  • name: MEDIUM 29- Brain heart agar
  • growth: yes
  • composition: Distilled water make up to (1000.000 ml);Brain heart infusion agar (52.000 g)

culture temp

  • @ref: 40574
  • growth: positive
  • type: growth
  • temperature: 37
  • range: mesophilic

External links

@ref: 40574

culture collection no.: CIP 103226, NCIMB 11181

straininfo link



Transcriptome27305897Revealing the combined effects of lactulose and probiotic enterococci on the swine faecal microbiota using 454 pyrosequencing.Chae JP, Pajarillo EA, Oh JK, Kim H, Kang DKMicrob Biotechnol10.1111/1751-7915.123702016Animals, Biota/*drug effects, Enterococcus faecium/*growth & development, Feces/*microbiology, Food Additives/*administration & dosage, Gastrointestinal Agents/*administration & dosage, Lactulose/*administration & dosage, Probiotics/*administration & dosage, Sequence Analysis, DNA, SwinePathogenicity
Pathogenicity29948799Effects of the Dietary Probiotic, Enterococcus faecium NCIMB11181, on the Intestinal Barrier and System Immune Status in Escherichia coli O78-Challenged Broiler Chickens.Huang L, Luo L, Zhang Y, Wang Z, Xia ZProbiotics Antimicrob Proteins10.1007/s12602-018-9434-72019Animals, Chickens, Enterococcus faecium/*physiology, Escherichia coli/*physiology, Escherichia coli Infections/drug therapy/immunology/microbiology/*veterinary, Intestinal Mucosa/drug effects/*immunology/microbiology, Male, Poultry Diseases/*drug therapy/immunology/microbiology/mortality, Probiotics/*administration & dosage
30137622Effects of dietary Enterococcus faecium NCIMB 11181 supplementation on growth performance and cellular and humoral immune responses in broiler chickens.Wu Y, Zhen W, Geng Y, Wang Z, Guo YPoult Sci10.3382/ps/pey3682019Animals, Chickens/growth & development/immunology/*physiology, Cytokines/blood, *Enterococcus faecium, *Immunity, Cellular, *Immunity, Humoral, Immunoglobulin G/blood, Male, Muramidase/blood, Probiotics/*administration & dosage, Serum Albumin, Bovine/immunology, Weight Gain
Metabolism31311959Pretreatment with probiotic Enterococcus faecium NCIMB 11181 ameliorates necrotic enteritis-induced intestinal barrier injury in broiler chickens.Wu Y, Zhen W, Geng Y, Wang Z, Guo YSci Rep10.1038/s41598-019-46578-x2019Administration, Oral, Animals, Cell Proliferation, Chickens/growth & development, Clostridium Infections, Clostridium perfringens/pathogenicity, Enteritis/microbiology/physiopathology/*therapy, *Enterococcus faecium, Gastrointestinal Microbiome, Gene Expression, Intestinal Mucosa/immunology, Intestines/*pathology, Liver/microbiology, Male, Necrosis, Poultry Diseases, Probiotics/administration & dosage/*pharmacology, Tight Junction Proteins/genetics/metabolism, Toll-Like Receptors/genetics/immunology/metabolismPathogenicity
Enzymology34397310Recovery of probiotic bacteria from the intestinal tract of broilers after noninvasive pre-hatch application.Thofner I, Sandvang D, Aagaard K, Poulsen LLBenef Microbes10.3920/BM2020.02272021Animals, Chickens/*microbiology, Egg Shell, *Enterococcus faecium/isolation & purification, Female, Intestines/*microbiology, *Lactobacillus/isolation & purification, *Probiotics/administration & dosagePhylogeny
36221113Pretreatment with probiotics Enterococcus faecium NCIMB 11181 attenuated Salmonella Typhimurium-induced gut injury through modulating intestinal microbiome and immune responses with barrier function in broiler chickens.Shao Y, Zhen W, Guo F, Hu Z, Zhang K, Kong L, Guo Y, Wang ZJ Anim Sci Biotechnol10.1186/s40104-022-00765-52022
36311649A newly developed strain of Enterococcus faecium isolated from fresh dairy products to be used as a probiotic in lactating Holstein cows.Azzaz HH, Kholif AE, Murad HA, Vargas-Bello-Perez EFront Vet Sci10.3389/fvets.2022.9896062022


20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
40574Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/15000 Collection of Institut Pasteur (CIP 103226)