Table 2.

Phenotypic characterization of the patient’s isolate (isolate AfTA-1) and other Afipia strains

StrainTest result
OxidaseCatalaseUreaseNitrateMotility
AfTA-1++++
A. felis ATCC 53690T ++++
A. clevelandensis ATCC 49720T a +++
A. broomeae ATCC 49717T, ATCC 49718, and ATCC 49719a +wb ++
Afipiagenomospecies 1 to 3c +w++
  • a Results from Brenner et al. (9).

  • b w, weakly positive.

  • c Strains ATCC 49721, ATCC 49722, and ATCC 49723, respectively.