TABLE 2.

Staphylococcal strains used as the “gold standard” population previously identified to the species level by an hsp60 and/or nuc sequencing method

SpeciesTotal no. of isolatesHost origin(s) (no. of isolates)
CoPS
    S. aureus133Human (33), chicken (17), pig (10), horse (5), cat (44), dog (5), bovine (19)
    S. intermedius12Pigeon (12)
    S. schleiferi subsp. coagulans5Dog (3), cat (1), polar bear (1)
    S. delphini group A17Pigeon (12), horse (3), mink (1), dolphin (1)
    S. delphini group B8Pigeon (2), horse (6)
    S. hyicus27Pig (21), chicken (6)
    S. pseudintermedius111Dog (97), cat (12), human (2)
    S. lutrae1Otter (1)
CoNS
    S. schleiferi subsp. schleiferi31Pigeon (16), dog (12), cat (3)
    S. felis1Cat (1)
    S. chromogenes1Pig (1)
    S. muscae1Pig (1)
    S. sciuri1Cat (1)
    S. vitulinus1Horse (1)
    S. fleurettii1Chicken (1)
    S. lentus1Mouse (1)
    S. simulans1Dog (1)
    S. piscifermentans1Pig (1)
    S. pettenkoferi1Cat (1)
    S. auricularis1Pig (1)
    S. equorum1Horse (1)
    S. xylosus1Horse (1)
    S. saprophyticus1Human (1)
    S. nepalensis1Mouse (1)
    S. kloosii1Chicken (1)
    S. gallinarum1Chicken (1)
    S. succinus1Horse (1)
    S. arlettae1Horse (1)
    S. cohnii1Pig (1)
    S. haemolyticus1Human (1)
    S. pasteuri1Common marmoset (1)
    S. warneri1Human (1)
    S. hominis1Human (1)
    S. lugdunensis1Human (1)
    S. capitis1Human (1)
    S. caprae1Human (1)
    S. simiae1Common marmoset (1)
    S. epidermidis1Human (1)