Enterococcus faecium: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Gram positive cocci in singles, pairs and chains of Enterococcus faecium in Gram staining of culture microscopy

Introduction Enterococcus faecium is a bacterium that belongs to the Enterococcus genus, which is a part of the Firmicutes phylum. It is a Gram-positive, facultative anaerobic coccus, typically occurring in pairs or short chains. Enterococci are commensal bacteria commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract of …

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