TABLE 2.

Organisms used and results of FISH specificity tests

TaxonaOrigin and strain no.FISH result with indicated probeb
EUB338CREM62LAC62LEUC1026
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 16++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 36++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 62++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 111++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 118++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 322++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 453++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 563++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 564++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 1137++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 1138++
L. lactis subsp. cremorisDGCC 1224++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 113++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 133++
L. lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetilactisDGCC 136++
L. lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetilactisDGCC 455++
L. lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetilactisDGCC 456++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 630++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 648++
L. lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetilactisDGCC 740++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 773++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 963++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 964++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 1212++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 1306++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 1449++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 1547++
L. lactis subsp. lactisDGCC 1609++
L. lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetilactisDGCC 1680++
L. mesenteroides subsp. cremorisDGCC 8++
L. mesenteroides subsp. cremorisDSMZ 20346T++
L. mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroidesDSMZ 20240++
  • a Lactococci were identified based on their ldh and 16S rRNA gene sequences. L. lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetilactis was identified based on its phenotype.

  • b The fluorescence signal was positive or negative; for LEUC1026, only selected nontarget strains of L. lactis were tested.