TABLE 2.

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

GenusSpecies
Aeromonas A. veronii
Bacillus B. anthracis, B. cereus, B. globisporus, B. psychrophilus
Bordetella B. bronchiseptica, B. parapertussis, B. pertussis
Burkholderia B. cocovenenans, B. gladioli, B. pseudomallei, B. thailandensis
Campylobacter Non-jejuni-coli group
Edwardsiella E. tarda, E. hoshinae, E. ictaluri
Enterobacter E. cloacae
Neisseria N. cinerea, N. meningitidis
Pseudomonas P. fluorescens, P. jessenii
Streptococcus S. mitis, S. oralis, S. pneumoniae