TABLE 1.

E. faecium isolates included in this study

PRSF no.Other strain no.DepositoraOriginbSource; geographical origin; yr of isolationFAFLP groupPFGE group
PRSF-E0016254H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI32a′
PRSF-E00221771H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceII45a
PRSF-E00322183H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI30a
PRSF-E00431505H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI9c
PRSF-E00537215H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI37b
PRSF-E00643169H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI28a
PRSF-E00744849; LMG 24169H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI37a
PRSF-E00845414H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceII82a
PRSF-E00945780H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI38a
PRSF-E01046741H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI48a
PRSF-E01147271H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI25a
PRSF-E01259910H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceII27a
PRSF-E01365233H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI37a
PRSF-E01574254H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI98a
PRSF-E01675133; LMG 24170H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI32a
PRSF-E01778601H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI18a
PRSF-E01883123H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI19c
PRSF-E01990056H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI15a
PRSF-E020960018; LMG 24171UZAHBlood; Belgium; 2000I31a
PRSF-E021960050UZAHBlood; Belgium; 2000I19b
PRSF-E0221-20UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I16a
PRSF-E0231-9UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I17a′
PRSF-E02411/4UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I23a
PRSF-E02513/1; LMG 24172UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995II26b
PRSF-E02613/11UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995II74a
PRSF-E02713/5UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995II26a
PRSF-E02814/1UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I94a
PRSF-E02917/7UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995II101a
PRSF-E03018/2UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I35a
PRSF-E03118/7UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I93a
PRSF-E0322/5UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I49a
PRSF-E03320/8; LMG 23226UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I22a
PRSF-E03422/1; LMG 23227UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I92a
PRSF-E0353-26; LMG 23228UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I95a
PRSF-E0364/10; LMG 23229UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I17a
PRSF-E0374/19; LMG 23230UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I17a
PRSF-E0385/5; LMG 23231UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I36b
PRSF-E0396-8; LMG 23232UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995II83a
PRSF-E0407/6; LMG 23233UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I41a
PRSF-E0418/1; LMG 23234UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I4a
PRSF-E0429/4; LMG 23235UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995II44a
PRSF-E04301SE05 LMG 23236UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997I20b
PRSF-E04401VHM19; LMG 23237UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996II66a
PRSF-E04502bVHM05; LMG 23238UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997II12a
PRSF-E04602VHM03; LMG 23239UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I100a
PRSF-E04704VHM06; LMG 23240UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996II59a
PRSF-E04804VHM09; LMG 23241UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996II88a
PRSF-E04904VWK14; LMG 23242UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997II2a
PRSF-E05006VHM11; LMG 23243UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996II87a
PRSF-E05106VWK04; LMG 23244UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997II76c
PRSF-E05207SS01; LMG 23245UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997I22b
PRSF-E05307TB04; LMG 24173UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997I23b
PRSF-E05409SS01; LMG 24174UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997II9b
PRSF-E05509VHM05UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997II85a
PRSF-E05710SS05UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1997I3a
PRSF-E05811TUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I97a
PRSF-E059126TUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I89a
PRSF-E06013/13UAHBlood; Belgium; 1995II17a′
PRSF-E061162VUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I7a
PRSF-E062175VUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I53a
PRSF-E06324/16UAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I47a
PRSF-E06424/19UAHBlood; Belgium; 1995II103a′
PRSF-E065302VUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I68a
PRSF-E066325TUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I69a
PRSF-E067360VUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I8a′
PRSF-E06839771aH. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI14a
PRSF-E069398TUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I96a
PRSF-E070406TUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I8a
PRSF-E072615V; LMG 24175UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I8b
PRSF-E0737532b; LMG 24176H. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI98d
PRSF-E07480AUAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1996I105a
PRSF-E0758489bH. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI51a
PRSF-E07688156aH. DupontHPeritonitis; FranceI13b
PRSF-E07795-04-3212UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1995I95b
PRSF-E07895-12-6002UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1995I90a
PRSF-E07995-12-6037UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1995I6b
PRSF-E08095-12-6076; LMG 24177UAHFecal flora; Belgium; 1995I7b
PRSF-E0819727/1700UAHUrine; Belgium; 1997I98c
PRSF-E083A.N.07/27/99UAHWound; Belgium; 1999I36a
PRSF-E084D.A.072999UAHWound; Belgium; 1999I19e
PRSF-E085M4/05/0203UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1994II86a
PRSF-E086M4/06/0908; LMG 24178UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1994II62a
PRSF-E087M5/01/0874; LMG 24179UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I24a
PRSF-E088M5/04/0316UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I19b′
PRSF-E089M5/04/0363UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I31b
PRSF-E090M5/04/0408; LMG 24180UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I6a
PRSF-E092M5/10/0447UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1995I21a
PRSF-E093M6/02/0521; LMG 24181UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1996II57a
PRSF-E094M6/02/0956UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1996I24b
PRSF-E095M6/03/1007UZAHBlood; Belgium; 1996I9a
PRSF-E097S.E.072899UAHWound; Belgium; 1999I19d
PRSF-E098V.K.07/27/99UAHWound; Belgium; 1999II19b′
PRSF-E099V.K.072999; LMG 24182UAHWound; Belgium; 1999I21b
PRSF-E100VL.F.080499; LMG 24183UAHWound; Belgium; 1999I19a
PRSF-E101W.R.032400; LMG 24184UAHWound; Belgium; 2000I25b
PRSF-E102D38-P18PProbiotic productII75a
PRSF-E103D29-P07PProbiotic productII57b
PRSF-E104D29-P29PProbiotic productII62b
PRSF-E105D42-P17PProbiotic productII63a
PRSF-E106D28-P06PProbiotic productII76b
PRSF-E107D27-P05PProbiotic productII63a
PRSF-E110UW 1952RKIHPeritonitisII43a
PRSF-E113UW 2434RKIHBloodIBad profile
PRSF-E114UW 2493RKIHBloodIBad profile
PRSF-E115UW 2742RKIHLiverI61a
PRSF-E116UW 3181RKIHBloodI46a
PRSF-E117D05PHAFecal flora; Sweden; 1968II63a
PRSF-E121LMG 20734LMG/BCCMHFecal flora; The Netherlands; 1995I42a
PRSF-E122LMG 20735LMG/BCCMHFecal flora; The Netherlands; 1995I11a
PRSF-E123LMG 20939LMG/BCCMHFecal flora; Ireland; 1997II56a
PRSF-E124LMG 20946LMG/BCCMHFecal flora; Ireland; 1997II56a
PRSF-E125CCUG 31387CCUGHBlood; Sweden; 1993I39a
PRSF-E126CCUG 32171CCUGHBlood; Sweden; 1993I58a
PRSF-E127CCUG 32655CCUGHBlood; Sweden; 1994II50a
PRSF-E128CCUG 34324CCUGHBlood; Sweden; 1995I51c
PRSF-E129CCUG 45539CCUGHBlood; Sweden; 2001I13a
PRSF-E130CCUG 29743CCUGHBlood; Sweden; 1992I50b
PRSF-E131CCUG 36838CCUGHBlood; Sweden; 1996II1a
PRSF-E132D04PHFecal flora; Italy; 1977II63a
PRSF-E133D04PHFecal flora; Italy; 1977II63a
PRSF-E134D10PHNon-human; Canada; 1988II76a
PRSF-E140D15PHAnimal; United KingdomI29a
PRSF-E142H 437P. MoreillonHBlood; Switzerland; 1996I10a
PRSF-E14403WS09C. VaelHFecal floraI20a
PRSF-E14601SS07C. VaelHFecal floraII60a
PRSF-E149C68L. RiceHFecal floraI40a
PRSF-E162FH 02001HFecal flora; France; 2002I5a
PRSF-E164LMG 23514D50PHADairy product, cheese; ItalyII63a
  • a BCCM/LMG, BCCM/LMG Bacteria Collection, Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; CCUG, Culture Collection University of Göteborg, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Göteborg, Sweden; P. Moreillon, CHUV, Centre de Collection de Type Microbien, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Institut de Microbiologie, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; Dx, probiotic strain collected from company x; Dx-Py, probiotic strain collected from product y from company x; UA, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; UZA, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; C. Vael, ZNA, Antwerp, Belgium; L. Rice, Research and Medical Services, Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; RKI, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Wernigerode, Germany; H. Dupont, CHU D'Amiens, France.

  • b P, strain used commercially as a probiotic; PH, strain used commercially as a probiotic for human consumption; PHA, strain used commercially as a probiotic for human and animal consumption; H, human isolate.