Evaluation of three disk tests for identification of enterococci, leuconostocs, and pediococci.

@article{Facklam1995EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of three disk tests for identification of enterococci, leuconostocs, and pediococci.},
  author={Richard R. Facklam and N E Pigott and Robert J. Franklin and John Elliott},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={885-7}
}
Simple rapid tests for presumptive identification of catalase-negative non-beta-hemolytic cocci (i.e., enterococci, leuconostocs, and pediococci) have not previously been available. Seven hundred thirty-four strains of aerobic and facultatively anaerobic, catalase-negative, non-beta-hemolytic gram-positive cocci were tested for susceptibility to vancomycin… CONTINUE READING