TABLE 2.

Phenotypic and genotypic test results for OPT-V strains of streptococcia

QEII isolate identifierCDC isolate identifierNo. of strains positive for TaxP inb:Bile solubleGP resultAutolysinPneumolysinsodA sequencing resultDNA reassociation result
CO2O2QEIICDCQEIICDC
QEIICDCQEIICDC
0105294-0300914++T+SpnND
0106295-03002517++T+SpnND
0108297-03002318+++SpnSpsp
0110299-03002625+++NDND
0202248-03002334++T+SpnND
0207253-03001630+++SpnSpsp
0210256-03001617+++SpnND
0213259-03001214++T+SpnND
0216262-03001510++T+SpnND
0219265-03001721++T+SpnND
0220266-03001416++T+SpnND
0214260-03002020++T+SpnND
0225276-03002015++T+NDSpsp
0228280-03003010++T+NDND
0234286-03001912ND+T+NDND
0211257-03002333+T+SpnND
0203249-03601010+SpnND
0101287-031101817+++SpnND
0102288-03901316++T+SpnSpsp
0103290-03901917+++SpnSpsp
0109298-031002028++T+SpnND
0111300-03901719++T+SpnND
0208254-031001310++T+SpnND
0212258-031001719++T+SpnND
0215261-031101918++T+SpnND
0232284-031002015++T+NDND
0201247-03982635++T+SpnND
0233285-0312101915ND++NDND
0204250-03091624+++SpnND
0205251-03082425++T+SpnND
0206252-0313152424T+SpnND
0209255-0319172921+SpnND
0222269-031171922++T+S. mitisND
0107296-03001220TS. mitisND
0218264-0315111920+S. mitisS. mitis
  • a Abbreviations: T, truncated amplification product (approximately 200 bp); expected product size, 270 bp; Spn, S. pneumoniae; Spsp, S. pseudopneumoniae; ND, not done.

  • b Obtained by using 6-mm Taxo Differentiation Discs for Pneumococci (BBL, Becton Dickinson Microbiology Systems) containing 5 μg of ethylhydrocupreine hydrochloride.