Table 3

Statistically relevant biochemical tests for the differentiation of proposed Cronobacter species and subspecies.

Dul

Ind

Malo

AMG


Cronobacter sakazakii subsp. sakazakii

(163)§

-

-

-

+

Cronobacter sakazakii subsp. malonaticus

(22)

-

-

+

+

Cronobacter muytjensii

(7)

+

+

+

-

Cronobacter dublinensis

(8)

-

+

v

+

Cronobacter turicensis

(8)

+

-

+

+

Cronobacter genomospecies 1

(2)

+

-

+

+


§number of isolates; Dul, production of acid from dulcitol; Ind, production of indole; Malo, malonate utilization; AMG, production of acid from methyl-α-D-glucoside; +, 85–100% positive; v, 15–85% positive; -, less than 15% positive.

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

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