TABLE 2.

Reference strains other than S. aureus used for this study

Bacterial group or strain
CoNS
    S. arlettae ATCC 43957 (MSCoNS)
    S. auricularis ATCC 33753 (MSCoNS)
    S. capitis subsp. capitis ATCC 27840 (MSCoNS)
    S. capitis subsp. ureolyticus ATCC 49326 (MSCoNS)
    S. caprae ATCC 35538 (MSCoNS)
    S. carnosus subsp. carnosus ATCC 51365 (MSCoNS)
    S. chromogenes ATCC 43764 (MSCoNS)
    S. cohnii subsp. cohnii ATCC 29974 (MSCoNS)
    S. delphini ATCC 49171 (MSCoNS)
    S. epidermidis ATCC 12228 (MSCoNS)
    S. epidermidis ATCC 14990 (MSCoNS)
    S. epidermidis ATCC 35983 (MRCoNS)
    S. epidermidis ATCC 35984 (MRCoNS)
    S. equorum ATCC 43958 (MSCoNS)
    S. felis ATCC 49168 (MSCoNS)
    S. gallinarum ATCC 35539 (MSCoNS)
    S. haemolyticus ATCC 29970 (MSCoNS)
    S. hominis subsp. hominis ATCC 27844 (MSCoNS)
    S. hominis subsp. hominis ATCC 35982 (MSCoNS)
    S. hyicus ATCC 11249 (MSCoNS)
    S. intermedius ATCC 29663 (MSCoNS)
    S. kloosii ATCC 43959 (MSCoNS)
    S. lentus ATCC 29070 (MSCoNS)
    S. lugdunensis ATCC 43809 (MSCoNS)
    S. pasteuri ATCC 51129 (MSCoNS)
    S. pulvereri ATCC 51698 (MSCoNS)
    S. saccharolyticus ATCC 14953 (MSCoNS)
    S. saprophyticus ATCC 43867 (MSCoNS)
    S. saprophyticus ATCC 35552 (MSCoNS)
    S. saprophyticus ATCC 15305 (MSCoNS)
    S. schleiferi subsp. coagulans ATCC 49545 (MSCoNS)
    S. schleiferi subsp. schleiferi ATCC 43808 (MSCoNS)
    S. sciuri subsp. sciuri ATCC 29060 (MRCoNS)
    S. sciuri subsp. sciuri ATCC 29062 (MSCoNS)
    S. simulans ATCC 27848 (MSCoNS)
    S. warneri ATCC 27836 (MSCoNS)
    S. xylosus ATCC 29971 (MRCoNS)
Nonstaphylococcal gram-positive bacteria
    Abiotrophia defectiva ATCC 49176
    Bacillus cereus ATCC 13472
    Corynebacterium bovis ATCC 7715
    Corynebacterium cervicis NCTC 10604
    Corynebacterium flavescens ATCC 10340
    Corynebacterium genitalium ATCC 33031
    Enterococcus avium ATCC 14025
    Enterococcus casseliflavus ATCC 25788
    Enterococcus cecorum ATCC 43198
    Enterococcus dispar ATCC 51266
    Enterococcus durans ATCC 19432
    Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 19433
    Enterococcus faecium ATCC 19434
    Enterococcus flavescens ATCC 49996
    Enterococcus gallinarum ATCC 49573
    Enterococcus hirae ATCC 8043
    Enterococcus mundtii ATCC 43186
    Enterococcus pseudoavium ATCC 49372
    Enterococcus raffinosus ATCC 49427
    Enterococcus saccharolyticus ATCC 43076
    Enterococcus solitarius ATCC 49428
    Gemella haemolysans ATCC 10379
    Kocuria rhizophila ATCC 9341
    Lactobacillus crispatus ATCC 33820
    Leifsonia aquatica ATCC 14665
    Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 15313
    Streptococcus agalactiae ATCC 13813
    Streptococcus anginosus ATCC 33397
    Streptococcus bovis ATCC 33317
    Streptococcus constellatus subsp. constellatus ATCC 27823
    Streptococcus cristatus ATCC 51100
    Streptococcus intermedius ATCC 27335
    Streptococcus mitis ATCC 49456
    Streptococcus mutans ATCC 25175
    Streptococcus parasanguinis ATCC 15912
    Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 6303
    Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615
    Streptococcus salivarius ATCC 7073
    Streptococcus sanguinis ATCC 10556
    Streptococcus suis ATCC 43765
Gram-negative bacteria
    Acinetobacter baumannii ATCC 19606
    Bordetella pertussis ATCC 9797
    Burkholderia cepacia ATCC 25416
    Citrobacter freundii ATCC 8090
    Enterobacter cloacae ATCC 13047
    Escherichia coli ATCC 25922
    Haemophilus influenzae ATCC 9007
    Hafnia alvei ATCC 13337
    Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 13883
    Moraxella catarrhalis ATCC 43628
    Neisseria gonorrhoeae ATCC 35201
    Neisseria meningitidis ATCC 13077
    Pasteurella aerogenes ATCC 27883
    Proteus mirabilis ATCC 25933
    Providencia stuartii ATCC 33672
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 35554
    Pseudomonas fluorescens ATCC 13525
    Salmonella choleraesuis subsp. choleraesuis ATCC 14028
    Serratia marcescens ATCC 13880
    Shigella sonnei ATCC 29930
    Stenotrophomonas maltophilia ATCC 13637
    Yersinia enterocolitica ATCC 9610