Table 2.

Target organisms and reference strains used for FISH

Organisms and strainsSourceHybridization signal with the following probes (30% formamide):
Eub338PseaerAPseaerBStemalBurcepBurkhoHaeinf
Pseudomonas
 P. aeruginosa DSM 50071+++
 P. aeruginosa ATCC 25853+++
 P. aeruginosa CF (10×)+++
 P. putida DSM 291+
 P. stutzeri DSM 5190+
 P. chlororaphis DSM 50083+
 P. fluorescens DSM 50090+
 P. alcaligenes DSM 50342+
Stenotrophomonas
 S. maltophilia DSM 50170++
 S. maltophilia CF (10×)++
Burkholderia
 B. cepacia ATCC 25416+++
 B. cepacia CF (10×)+++
 B. caryophilli DSM 50341++
 B. andropogonis DSM 9511++
 B. gladioli DSM 4285++
 B. vietnamiensis LMG 10929++
Alcaligenes
 A. faecalis DSM 30030+
 A. xylosoxidans CF (4×)++a
Haemophilus
 H. influenzae ATCC 3391++
 H. influenzae CF (5×)++
 H. parainfluenzae DSM 8978+
Bordetella pertussis DSM 5571+
Streptococcus
 S. pneumonia DSM 20566+
 S. pyogenes DSM 2071+
Escherichia coli ATCC 25922+
  • a Negative in the presence of 40% formamide.