|Etymology:||Genus name: Cocci (grains or berries) of the intestine. |
Species epithet: of the intestine.
|Old Species Name(s):||Streptococcus faecalis, Streptococcus faecium|
|Type Strain:||R = ATCC 8043 = ATCC 9790 = CCUG 1332 = CCUG 18659 = CCUG 19917 = NCTC 12367.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Disease:||E. hirae can cause growth depression in young chickens and endocarditis and septicemia in humans.
|Hosts:||Birds and some mammals.|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
|"Dear child has many names" (call it what you will...)|
For a long time, Rhodococcus hoagii was referred to Rhodococcus equi on VetBact, because we experienced some resistance to the name that is now considered to be the correct one, i.e. Rhodococcus hoagii. Now you can find the bacterium in question under the correct name in VetBact, but you can also find the bacterium when searching for the old name.Published 2021-10-10. Read more...