TABLE 1.

Specificity of the LAMP primers used to identify S. pneumoniae

Bacterial strainAmplification by LAMP primersa
Streptococcus mitis ATCC 903b
Streptococcus oralis ATCC 9811b
Streptococcus oralis ATCC 10557b
Streptococcus gordonii ATCC 12396
Streptococcus agalactiae IID1625
Streptococcus milleri NCTC10703
Streptococcus sobrinus NIDR6715b
Streptococcus sobrinus OMZ176
Streptococcus mutans XC47
Streptococcus mutans PK1b
Streptococcus mutans JC2b
Streptococcus sanguinis ATCC 10556b
Streptococcus salivarius ATCC 7073b
Streptococcus salivarius ATCC 9222b
Streptococcus salivarius HHTb
Streptococcus pneumoniae R6+
Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 6305+
Streptococcus pneumoniae GTC261 (NCTC7465)c+
Streptococcus pneumoniae IID553 (NYSDH DP-2)d+
Streptococcus pneumoniae IID554 (NYSDH DP-3, -5A)d+
Haemophilus influenzae RD
Escherichia coli DH5-α
Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans Y-4
Porphyromonas gingivalis ATCC 33277
Porphyromonas gingivalis 381b
Porphyromonas gingivalis ATCC 49417b
Actinomyces naeslundii ATCC 12104b
Actinomyces naeslundii T14b
Actinomyces naeslundii WVU627b
Prevotella intermedia ATCC 25611b
Prevotella nigrescens ATCC 25261b
Prevotella nigrescens ATCC 33563b
  • a +, amplification was seen after a 35-min incubation; −, amplification was not seen after a 60-min incubation.

  • b Source: Department of Bacteriology, Nihon University School of Dentistry.

  • c Source: Department of Microbiology, Gifu University School of Medicine.

  • d Source: Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo.