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Table 1 Origins of the strains of which the genomes were sequenced.

From: Pyrosequencing-based comparative genome analysis of the nosocomial pathogen Enterococcus faecium and identification of a large transferable pathogenicity island

Strain Source MLST sequence type CC17 Year of isolation Countrya
E980 Faecal isolate collected during community surveillance program [106], non-hospitalized person. 94 No 1998 NLD
E1039 Faecal isolate collected during community surveillance program [106], non-hospitalized person. 42 No 1998 NLD
E1071 Faecal isolate. Hospital surveillance program, hospitalized patient. 32 No 2000 NLD
E1162 Clinical isolate (bloodstream infection). 17 Yes 1997 FRA
E1636 Clinical isolate (bloodstream infection). 106 No 1961 NLD
E1679 Clinical isolate from a vascular catheter. 114 No 1998 BRA
U0317 Clinical isolate (urinary tract infection). 78 Yes 2005 NLD
  1. aCountry abbreviations. NLD: The Netherlands; FRA: France; BRA: Brazil.
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