Table 2

16S rRNA gene % similarity of Cronobacter species type strains to Cronobacter species and related Enterobacteriaceae.

C. sakazakii ATCC 29544T

C. turicensis 3032 LMG 23827T

C. dublinensis CFS237 LMG 23823T

C. muytjensii ATCC 51329T

Cronobacter genomospecies 1 NCTC 9529


C. sakazakii sp.

(44)§

99.6 ± 0.232

98.9 ± 0.13

98.9 ± 0.13

98.3 ± 0.19

98.9 ± 0.18

C. turicensis sp.

(8)

98.7 ± 0.08

100.0 ± 0.04

99.5 ± 0.07

98.4 ± 0.07

99.6 ± 0.07

C. dublinensis sp.

(7)

98.7 ± 0.19

99.4 ± 0.14

99.6 ± 0.24

98.4 ± 0.17

99.2 ± 0.17

C. muytjensii sp.

(7)

97.9 ± 0.00

98.4 ± 0.13

98.3 ± 0.15

99.9 ± 0.20

98.7 ± 0.10

Cronobacter genomospecies 1

(2)

98.5 ± 0.00

99.6 ± 0.00

99.1 ± 0.00

98.6 ± 0.00

100.0 ± 0.00

Citrobacter spp.

(5)

96.8 ± 0.46

96.5 ± 0.33

96.5 ± 0.32

97.1 ± 0.44

96.7 ± 0.34

Enterobacter spp.

(24)

96.8 ± 0.04

96.6 ± 0.16

96.4 ± 0.08

97.2 ± 0.12

96.7 ± 0.12


§number of full-length 16S rRNA gene sequences compared. 2mean % similarity of the sequences to the Cronobacter species type strains ± standard deviation.

Iversen et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2007 7:64   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-64

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