TABLE 3.

Biochemical reactions of S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus, S. gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus, and S. infantarius subsp. coli

Biochemical reactionReactiona for:
S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus (n = 29)S. gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus (n = 12)S. infantarius subsp. coli (n = 17)
Esculin hydrolysis10010041
Enzymatic activity
    β-Glucuronidase0920
0920
    α-Galactosidase792100
38394
    β-Galactosidase3830
10830
    β-Mannosidase14830
Acid production
    Starch1008100
    Glycogen100071
100094
    Inulin5500
    Mannitol9300
9380
    Methyl-β-d-gluco- pyranoside1009229
    Raffinose979247
10092100
    Trehalose10010012
10010012
  • a Values are the percentages of strains positive for the indicated reaction. If two percentages per reaction are given, the upper number represents the data derived from using the Rapid ID 32 Strep identification system and the lower number the data from using the API 20 STREP identification system.