Specificity of bacterial probes used for FISH

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  • a cl, class; f, family; g, genus; sp, species. Symbols: +, positive; −, negative; tr, trace.

  • b The Bacteroides probe could also detect other Prevotella species from the family Prevotellaceae (i.e., Prevotella veroralis, Prevotella multiformis, Prevotella shahii, Prevotella buccae, and Prevotella melaninogenica).