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Enterococcus faecalis

Enterococcus faecalis

Precautions

Standard Precautions

General Information

Gram-positive cocci in short chains.

Act as opportunistic agents causing a variety of infections in humans.

GI flora.

  • UTI
  • Bacteremia
  • Endocarditis
  • Contributes to polymicrobial intra-abdominal and skin and soft tissue infection, but less virulent than usual pathogens