TABLE 4.

Proportion of successful PCR amplifications of genes from 22 species of nonhemolytic streptococci using the primers listed in 1

TaxonNa% of strainsb
ddlgdhrpoBsodAgtfgtfDgtfTgtfKgtfPgtfRgtfG
Mitis group
    S. mitis16100631001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. pseudopneumoniae21001001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. oralis4510098100100510000510
    S. infantis210001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. australis2001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. parasanguinis944891001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. cristatus3100100100100100NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. gordonii910001001001001000000100
    S. peroris110001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. sanguinis11100100100731001000010000
    S. sinensis11001001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
Anginosus group
    S. anginosus20651001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. constellatus subsp. constellatus31001001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. constellatus subsp. pharyngis11001001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. intermedius475251001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
Salivarius group
    S. salivarius30010010010000100000
    S. vestibularis1001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
Bovis group
    S. infantarius subsp. infantarius100100100100000000
    S. infantarius subsp. coli1001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. lutetiensis3001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus2100010050100000000
    S. gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus1001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    S. gallolyticus subsp. macedonicus1001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
Mutans group
    S. mutans4100010010010010000000
Other
    Enterococcus faecalis1001001000NTNTNTNTNTNT
    Gemella haemolysans10010000NTNTNTNTNTNT
Total14881.170.910096.635.8
  • a N, number of strains.

  • b NT, not tested.