Staphylococcus faecalis

Jan Kjellander 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
<1.5.4.32.19971110213507.00c697ec at lehigh.edu>...
> Dear Netters,
> 
> I have a bit of a dilemma that you may be able to help me with. The TA
for 
> my bacteriology class mixed the unknowns this year to be identified by
the
> class. He haa already handed them out to the lab groups. My problem is
that 
> the TA used the bacterial strain Staphylococcus faecalis. Now I am not
sure
> 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
this
> strain. 
> I checked with ATCC and they do not have this strain on their stock
records.  
> I am not certain whether my TA made a mistake or if this Staph strain
really
> 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?
Is
> it real or all this all a horrible fever-dream? 
> 
> Dr. Jim Campanella
> Lehigh University
> Department of Biological Sciences
> 
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