Enterococcus hirae

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Enterococcus hirae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Order: Lactobacillales
Family: Enterococcaceae
Genus: Enterococcus
Species: E. hirae
Farrow & Collins, 1985

Enterococcus hirae is a species of Enterococcus.[1][2] Its type strain is NCDO 1258. It is involved in growth depression in young chickens and endocarditis[3][4] and septicemia in humans.[5]


  1. ^ Farrow, J. A. E.; Collins, M. D. (1985). "Enterococcus hirae, a New Species That Includes Amino Acid Assay Strain NCDO 1258 and Strains Causing Growth Depression in Young Chickens". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 35 (1): 73–75. doi:10.1099/00207713-35-1-73. ISSN 0020-7713. 
  2. ^ Devriese, L.A.; Vancanneyt, M.; Descheemaeker, P.; Baele, M.; Van Landuyt, H.W.; Gordts, B.; Butaye, P.; Swings, J.; Haesebrouck, F. (2002). "Differentiation and identification of Enterococcus durans, E. hirae and E. villorum". Journal of Applied Microbiology. 92 (5): 821–827. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2672.2002.01586.x. ISSN 1364-5072. PMID 11972684. 
  3. ^ Poyart, C.; Lambert, T.; Morand, P.; Abassade, P.; Quesne, G.; Baudouy, Y.; Trieu-Cuot, P. (2002). "Native Valve Endocarditis Due to Enterococcus hirae". Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 40 (7): 2689–2690. doi:10.1128/JCM.40.7.2689-2690.2002. ISSN 0095-1137. PMC 120601free to read. PMID 12089310. 
  4. ^ Talarmin, J. P.; Pineau, S.; Guillouzouic, A.; Boutoille, D.; Giraudeau, C.; Reynaud, A.; Lepelletier, D.; Corvec, S. (2011). "Relapse of Enterococcus hirae Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis". Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49 (3): 1182–1184. doi:10.1128/JCM.02049-10. ISSN 0095-1137. PMC 3067697free to read. PMID 21248089. 
  5. ^ Gilad J, Borer A, Riesenberg K, Peled N, Shnaider A, Schlaeffer F (August 1998). "Enterococcus hirae septicemia in a patient with end-stage renal disease undergoing hemodialysis". European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. 17 (8): 576–7. doi:10.1007/s100960050134. PMID 9796658. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 

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