berget at writeme.com
Tue Nov 11 00:29:33 EST 1997
Must be a mistake! Is probably Strep. faecalis./Jan Kjellander
jjc3 at LEHIGH.EDU skrev i inlägg
<220.127.116.11.19971110213507.00c697ec at lehigh.edu>...
> Dear Netters,
> I have a bit of a dilemma that you may be able to help me with. The TA
> my bacteriology class mixed the unknowns this year to be identified by
> class. He haa already handed them out to the lab groups. My problem is
> the TA used the bacterial strain Staphylococcus faecalis. Now I am not
> where in our frozen stocks he found this, but I have never heard of this
> strain of Staph. I looked in Bergey's Manual and there is no mention of
> I checked with ATCC and they do not have this strain on their stock
> I am not certain whether my TA made a mistake or if this Staph strain
> does exist and was frozen away by one of my predecessors. I must find out
> what the case may be because my students will be quite unhappy if I give
> them an unidentifiable strain. Does anyone have any info on S. faecalis?
> it real or all this all a horrible fever-dream?
> Dr. Jim Campanella
> Lehigh University
> Department of Biological Sciences
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