TABLE 5.

16S rRNA gene data allowing a unanimous differentiation of S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus, S. gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus, and S. infantarius subsp. coli

Nucleotide positionNucleotide (no. of strains in which the particular nucleotide is present/no. of all strains analyzed) in:
S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticusaS. gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianusbS. infantarius subsp. colic
36C (28/28)C (11/11)A (15/15)
37T (28/28)T (11/11)G (15/15)
52G (29/29)G (11/11)A (16/16)
56A (29/29)A (11/11)T (16/16)
58A (29/29)A (11/11)G (16/16)
60G (29/29)G (11/11)A (16/16)
148T (29/29)T (11/11)C (16/16)
149G (29/29)G (11/11)A (16/16)
156A (29/29)A (11/11)C (16/16)
176A (29/29)A (11/11)G (17/17)
177T (29/29)T (11/11)A (17/17)
182A (29/29)T (11/11)T (17/17)
186A (29/29)A (11/11)T (17/17)
227G (29/29)G (11/11)A (17/17)
237C (29/29)C (11/11)T (17/17)
238T (29/29)C (11/11)C (17/17)
618A (29/29)A (12/12)G (17/17)
980T (29/29)T (12/12)C (16/17), T (1/17)
991A (29/29)A (12/12)G (17/17)
1106C (27/29), G (2/29)T (12/12)A (17/17)
1229A (29/29)A (12/12)G (17/17)
1419T (29/29)A (12/12)T (17/17)
  • a The determined 16S rRNA gene sequence of strain 660 did not include base pairs 36 and 37.

  • b The determined 16S rRNA gene sequence of strain 621 did not include base pairs 36 to 238.

  • c The determined 16S rRNA gene sequence of strain 843 did not include base pairs 36 to 156, and that of strain 864 did not include base pairs 36 and 37.