Table 3

Taxa with mostly reliable identification of fastidious GNR by conventional phenotypic methods
Conventional phenotypic methods (number of isolates) Final identification 1
Aggregatibacter aphrophilus (14) A. aphrophilus (11)
Aggregatibacter sp. (2)
Neisseria sicca (1)
Capnocytophaga canimorsus (2) C. canimorsus (2)
Capnocytophaga sp. (11) C. sputigena (7)
C. gingivalis (1)
Capnocytophaga sp. (1)
Dysgonomonas mossii (1)
Leptotrichia trevisanii (1)
Cardiobacterium hominis (4) C. hominis (4)
Eikenella corrodens (10) E. corrodens (10)
Pasteurella multocida (14) P. multocida (14)

1 Final identification was assigned using 16S rRNA gene identification as the reference method and if required with supplemental conventional tests.

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