TABLE 3.

List of reference strains and clinical isolates that produced discrepant identification by phenotypic characteristics and ITS sequence analysis

Strain no.Species received asSpecies identification (% identity with sequences in GenBank) by:
ITS1 sequenceITS2 sequenceD1-D2 sequence
Reference strains
    BCRC 22567 C. intermedia NIa C. intermedia (100) C. intermedia (99)
    CBS 6211 C. melibiosica NI C. melibiosica (100) C. melibiosica (100)
    CBS 4069 C. silvicola C. silvicola (100) C. silvicola (100) C. silvicola (99)
C. ernobii (100)
    CBS 4141 C. silvicola C. silvicola (100) C. silvicola (100) C. silvicola (99)
C. ernobii (100)
    BCRC 21592 Pichia ohmeri NI P. ohmeri (100) P. ohmeri (100)
    BCRC 22556 Pichia ohmeri NI P. ohmeri (100) P. ohmeri (100)
    BCRC 22557 Pichia ohmeri NI Pichia ohmeri (100) Pichia ohmeri (100)
    CBS 969 Cryptococcus albidus Cryptococcus adeliensis (100) Cryptococcus adeliensis (100) Cryptococcus adeliensis (100)
Cryptococcus albidus (100)
    BCRC 20576 Rhodotorula glutinis Rhodotorula glutinis (100) Rhodosporidium glutinis (100) Rhodotorula glutinis (100)
Rhodosporidium babjevae (100) Rhodosporidium babjevae (100) Rhodosporidium babjevae (100)
Rhodotorula graminis (100)
Clinical isolates
    RB 1168 C. dubliniensis C. albicans (100) C. albicans (100) C. albicans (100)
    RB 1055 C. guilliermondii C. parapsilosis (100) C. parapsilosis (100) C. parapsilosis (100)
    LMA 90289 C. inconspicua C. krusei (100) C. krusei (99) C. krusei (99)
    RB 1226 C. inconspicua C. glabrata (100) C. glabrata (100) C. glabrata (100)
    RB 1237 C. krusei Pichia norvegensis (99) P. norvegensis (99) P. norvegensis (99)
    LMA 948764 C. lusitaniae NI C. lusitaniae (100) C. lusitaniae (99)
    RB 1283 C. lusitaniae NI C. lusitaniae (100) C. lusitaniae (99)
    LMA 892971 C. pelliculosa NI Pichia fabianii (100) Pichia fabianii (100)
    RB 1158 C. rugosa Saccharomyces cerevisiae (99) S. cerevisiae (99) S. cerevisiae (100)
    LMA 935479 Cryptococcus albidus Cryptococcus neoformans (100) Cryptococcus neoformans (100) Cryptococcus neoformans (100)
    LMA 94117 Trichosporon cutaneum Trichosporon dermatis (100) T. dermatis (100) T. dermatis (100)
T. mucoides (100)
    LMA 94256 Trichosporon cutaneum Trichosporon dermatis (100) T. dermatis (100) T. dermatis (100)
T. mucoides (100)
    LMA 931422 Trichosporon cutaneum Trichosporon dermatis (100) T. dermatis (100) T. dermatis (100)
T. mucoides (100)
    LMA 931440 Trichosporon cutaneum Trichosporon dermatis (100) T. dermatis (100) T. dermatis (100)
T. mucoides (100)
  • a NI, not identified.