TABLE 2.

Tms for the species clusters for the laboratory-optimized Roche ASR assay

ClusterStaphylococcus speciesTm (°C)SD95% CITmrange (°C) for cluster
None detectedStaphylococcus hominis subsp. novobiosepticus
Staphylococcus intermedius
Staphylococcus lentus
Staphylococcus schleiferi subsp. coagulans
Staphylococcus schleiferi subsp. schleiferi
Staphylococcus sciuri subsp. camaticus
Staphylococcus sciuri subsp. rodentium
Staphylococcus sciuri subsp. sciuri
Staphylococcus simulans
Staphylococcus vitulinus
1Staphylococcus arlettae44.144-45
Staphylococcus auricularis44.9
Staphylococcus kloosiia48.7
2Staphylococcus equorum49.90.3151.28-51.4050-51
Staphylococcus saprophyticus subsp. saprophyticus50.0
Staphylococcus xylosus50.0
Staphylococccus saprophyticus subsp. bovis50.1
Staphylococcus epidermidis50.8
Staphylococcus haemolyticus51.4
Staphylococcus capraea52.6
3Staphylococcus gallinarum53.40.2654.27-54.6753-54
Staphylococcus cohnii subsp. cohnii53.9
Staphylococcus capitis subsp. capitis54.1
Staphylococcus capitis subsp. ureolyticus54.1
Staphylococcus hominis subsp. hominis54.3
Staphylococcus cohnii subsp. urealyticuma54.6
4Staphylococcus lugdunensis56.00.5556.47-57.1956-57
Staphylococcus pasteuri56.5
Staphylococcus warneri56.7
5Staphylococcus aureus61.00.3461.3-61.4661
  • a This species exhibits its own Tm and does not fall within any of the defined clusters.