TABLE 2.

C. jejuni, C. coli, and C. lari strains giving appropriate (species-specific) results in all 10 PCR tests subjected to full evaluation

OrganismStraina
C. jejuni subsp. jejuniCCUG 10935, CCUG 10936,b CCUG 10937, CCUG 10938, CCUG 12778, CCUG 10940, CCUG 16436, CCUG 10942, CCUG 10943, CCUG 10944, CCUG 17625, CCUG 10945,b CCUG 10946,b CCUG 10947,b CCUG 10948, CCUG 10949, CCUG 10950, CCUG 10952, CCUG 10954, CCUG 10958, CCUG 15361, CCUG 10961, CCUG 10962, CCUG 10963, CCUG 10968, CCUG 10971, CCUG 12782, CCUG 12783, CCUG 14567, CCUG 17755, CCUG 12790, CCUG12792, CCUG 15013,c CCUG 12795, CCUG 14538, CCUG 14541, CCUG 24866,d CCUG 24868,b CCUG 24869, CDC D114, CDC D123, CDC D133, CDC D 142, CDC D128e CCUG 11284T, CDC D603,f CDC D634,f CDC D712,b,fg CDC D835,f CDC D941,f CDC D977,f CDC D983f
C. coli CCUG 11283T,h CCUG 10957, CCUG 10960, CCUG 10964, CCUG 10969, CCUG 17754, CCUG 12791, CCUG 12794, CCUG 14537, CCUG 24865, CDC D134, CDC D145,i Ost-96-0096, LMG 9799, CCUG 33450, LMG 15884, LMG 15883, Lab 27, Lab 33, Lab 13, Lab 332
C. lari CCUG 24567T, CCUG 12774, CCUG 19528, CCUG 23948, LU 16/ BTG4,j LU 21/12 OC3,j LU 29/4 OC5j
  • a T, type strain; CCUG, Culture Collection of the University of Göteborg, Göteborg, Sweden; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga.; Lab, our laboratory strain; LMG, Laboratorie voor Mikrobiologie, Ghent, Belgium; LU, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom; Ost, ostrich isolate.

  • b Amplicon for C. jejuni test described in reference 34 obtained only with purified DNA template.

  • c Amplicon for C. jejuni test described in reference 38 obtained only with purified DNA template.

  • d Amplicon for C. jejuni test described in reference 4 obtained only with purified DNA template.

  • e Hippurate-variable strain (17).

  • f Hippurate-negative strain (36).

  • g Amplicon for C. jejuni test described in reference 13 obtained only with purified DNA template.

  • h Amplicon for C. coli tests described in reference 13 and 33 obtained only with purified DNA template.

  • i Amplicon for C. coli test described in reference 9 obtained only with purified DNA template.

  • j Urease-positive strain.