Enterococcus durans

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Enterococcus durans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Order: Lactobacillales
Family: Enterococcaceae
Genus: Enterococcus
Species: E. durans

Enterococcus durans is a species of Enterococcus.[1] It is a Gram-positive, catalase- and oxidase-negative, coccus bacterium. Prior to 1984, it was known as Streptococcus durans.


  1. ^ Devriese LA, Vancanneyt M, Descheemaeker P, et al. (2002). "Differentiation and identification of Enterococcus durans, E. hirae and E. villorum". J. Appl. Microbiol. 92 (5): 821–7. PMID 11972684. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2672.2002.01586.x. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Nami, Yousef; Abdullah, Norhafizah; Haghshenas, Babak; Radiah, Dayang; Rosli, Rozita; Khosroushahi, Ahmad (August 2014). "Probiotic assessment of Enterococcus durans 6HL and Lactococcus lactis 2HL isolated from vaginal microflora". Journal of Medical Microbiology. 63 (Part 8): 1044–1051. PMID 24913559. doi:10.1099/jmm.0.074161-0. 

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