Table 2.

Species identification by 16S sequencing of gram-positive bacilli not identified to species level by phenotypic methods

IsolatePhenotypic identificationGenotypic identification% Difference from ATCC straina
M17Arthrobactersp.Arthrobacter globiformis0.6
M25Brevibacterium sp.Brevibacterium casei0.2
M32Microbacterium sp.Microbacterium lacticum0.8
M89Microbacterium sp.Microbacterium lacticum3.2
  • ↵a ATCC, American Type Culture Collection.