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True pieces of jewelry: the spherical cocci form long strings of pearls.

Enterococcus hirae
(bacterium incl. VRE)

The Gram-positive, anaerobic Enterococcus hirae bacterium belongs to the Enterococcaceae. The virulence of this spherical bacterium is low and it is a rare cause of infections like endocarditis. The major transmission of Enterococcus hirae is still unknown.

Increasing resistance makes the use of antibiotics more difficult.

» Necessary spectrum of antimicrobial activity