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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Lactobacillales, Family Enterococcaceae, Genus Enterococcus, Enterococcus pseudoavium  
Collins et al. 1989.
Description is based on a single isolate.
Gram-positive cocci, nonmotile.
Colonies are small, nonpigmented, alpha-haemolytic. Grows at 10 and 45 ºC. No
growth in 6.5% NaCl.
The only strain described was isolated from bovine mastitis.
Unknown.
  1. Pavel Svec and  Luc A. Devriese, 2009: Genus I. Enterococcus (ex Thiercelin and Jouhaud 1903) Schleifer and Kilpper-Bälz 1984,
    32VP in Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition, Volume Three, Vos, P.D.; Garrity, G.; Jones, D.; Krieg, N.R.;
    Ludwig, W.; Rainey, F.A.; Schleifer, K.-H.; Whitman, W.B. (Eds.), pp 594-606.
Positive results for pyruvate utilization, pyrrolidonyl arylamidase, esculin hydrolysis,
hippurate hydrolysis, beta-galactosidase, Voges-Proskauer test, acid production from:
adonitol, ribose, sorbose, N-acetylglucosamine, amygdalin, cellobiose, galactose,
2-ketogluconate, lactose, maltose, mannitol, alpha-methyl-D-glucoside, sorbitol &
trehalose.

Negative results for alkaline phosphatase, arginine dehydrolase, alpha-galactosidase, beta-glucuronidase, acid production from:  D-
or L-arabitol, L-arabinose, dulcitol, glycerol, glycogen, inositol, inulin, melezitose, melibiose, D-raffinose, rhamnose, starch, sucrose
& D-tagatose.
Enterococcus pseudoavium
(c) Costin Stoica
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