Schwartzman, Julia A.


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Global diversity of enterococci and description of 18 novel species

Citation
Schwartzman et al. (2023).
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Abstract
ABSTRACTEnterococci are commensal gut microbes of most land animals. They diversified over hundreds of millions of years adapting to evolving hosts and host diets. Of over 60 known enterococcal species,Enterococcus faecalisandE. faeciumuniquely emerged in the antibiotic era among leading causes of multidrug resistant hospital-associated infection. The basis for the association of particular enterococcal species with a host is largely unknown. To begin deciphering enterococcal species traits that