TABLE 2.

Salmonella-related strains used for exclusivity PCR tests

OrganismNo. of strainsNo. of strains selected for preliminary screening
Citrobacter brakii10
Citrobacter diversis11
Citrobacter freundii195
Escherichia coli167
Escherichia fergusonii10
Erwinia herbicola10
Enterobacter aerogenes41
Enterobacter agglomerans21
Enterobacter amnigenus10
Enterobacter asbunae10
Enterobacter asburiae10
Enterobacter cloacae21
Enterobacter gergoviae20
Enterobacter sakazakii10
Enterobacter tarda10
Enterobacter taylorae20
Enterococcus faecalis33
Ewingella americana10
Hafnia alvei31
Klebsiella oxytoca31
Klebsiella pneumoniae54
Kluyvera ascorbata10
Listeria inucua22
Listeria ivanovii21
Listeria monocytogenes83
Micrococcus kristinae10
Morganella morganii41
Obesumbacterium proteus10
Proteus agglomerans10
Proteus mirabilis41
Proteus vulgaris32
Providencia heimbachae10
Providencia stuartii10
Pseudomonas aeruginosa20
Pseudomonas alcaligenes10
Rhanella aquatilis10
Serratia marcescens31
Serratia odorifera20
Shigella boydii33
Shigella flexneri11
Shigella sonnei10
Staphylococcus aureus44
Yersinia enterocolitica41
Total12247