Table 2.

Specificity panel for Legionella LCR-PCR assays

Bacterial strainSourceaResult of PCR with primer-probe set
5S rDNAmip
Stenotrophomonas maltophiliaCDC AB9-D19-80
Morganella morganii
Bordetella bronchoseptica
Bordetella pertussisATCC VR1310
Bordetella parapertussisATCC 27853
Chlamydia pneumoniaeATCC 25922
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Escherichia coliCDC B2-003-72
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Mycobacterium avium complexCDC ABD-D20-82
Streptococcus sp. viridans group
Listeria monocytogenes
Staphylococcus epidermidisCDC AB4-BID-84
Aeromonas hydrophila
Pseudomonas fluorescens
Moraxella catarrhalis
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Pseudomonas cepacia
Acinetobacter sp.ATCC 25923
Klebsiella oxytoca
Staphylococcus aureusCDC AB4-B08-84
Proteus mirabilis
Streptococcus pyogenesATCC 10211
Proteus vulgaris
Haemophilus influenzae
Bacteroides fragilisCDC AB2-C15-82
Citrobacter freundii
Campylobacter jejuni
  • a If not otherwise specified, strains are Mayo Clinic isolates.