Table 4

Molecular identification of four Geotrichum-like spp. recovered from clinical specimens from Qatar, which may represent a novel taxon

Strain codeNo. of nucleotides in LSU sequence entryNo. of identical nucleotides/total no. of nucleotides in LSU sequence (% identity)aNo. of gaps/total no. of nucleotidesSpecies of closest hit (BLAST)No. of nucleotides in ITS sequence entryNo. of identical nucleotides/total no. of nucleotides in ITS sequence (% identity)bNo. of gaps/total no. of nucleotides (%)Species of closest hit (BLAST)No. of nucleotides in sequence for closest BLAST hit
1610504343379376/379 (99)0S. suaveolens532322/331 (97)4/331 (1)S. gigas (CBS 126.67)331
1608000386389384/389 (99)1/389S. suaveolens534322/331 (97)4/331 (1)S. gigas (CBS 126.67)331
1611505559379374/379 (99)1/379S. suaveolens532322/331 (97)4/331 (1)S. gigas (CBS 126.67)331
1611505560389384/389 (99)0S. suaveolens535322/331 (97)4/331 (1)S. gigas (CBS 126.67)331
  • a The LSU region sequence entries are based on the NL1 primer only.

  • b The ITS sequence entries are based on the ITS1 and ITS4 primers.