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Enterococcus faecium

"Enterococcus faecium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria whose organisms are normal flora of the intestinal tract. Unlike ENTEROCOCCUS FAECALIS, this species may produce an alpha-hemolytic reaction on blood agar and is unable to utilize pyruvic acid as an energy source.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Enterococcus faecium" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Enterococcus faecium" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 69 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.