microorganisms name changes

ATCC® 700323™ name change - from Enterobacter cloacae to Enterobacter hormaechei

The name of Mecconti’s product MSE048- MicroSwab Enterobacter cloacae  ATCC® 700323™ has been changed to Enterobacter hormaechei ATCC® 700323™.
ATCC® reported the microorganism was renamed based on a negative result for the 3-hydroxy-butyrate test.
More information regarding the differentiation of E. hormaehei from other species of the E. cloacae complex is included in the article by Hoffmann, H, Stindl S, et al. Enterobacter hormaechei subsp. oharae subsp. nov., E. hormaechei subsp. hormaechei comb. nov., and E. hormaechei subsp. steigerwaltii subsp. nov., Three New Subspecies of Clinical Importance. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43 No. 7: 3297-3303, 2005.

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