TABLE 2.

Selected examples of bacterial genera and species with identification problems using 16S rRNA gene sequencing

GenusSpecies
AeromonasA. veronii
BacillusB. anthracis, B. cereus, B. globisporus, B. psychrophilus
BordetellaB. bronchiseptica, B. parapertussis, B. pertussis
BurkholderiaB. cocovenenans, B. gladioli, B. pseudomallei, B. thailandensis
CampylobacterNon-jejuni-coli group
EdwardsiellaE. tarda, E. hoshinae, E. ictaluri
EnterobacterE. cloacae
NeisseriaN. cinerea, N. meningitidis
PseudomonasP. fluorescens, P. jessenii
StreptococcusS. mitis, S. oralis, S. pneumoniae