TABLE 1.

Bifidobacterial type strains and additional strains applied to evaluate the specificity of the ERIC-PCR

SpeciesStrainOrigin
B. lactisDSM 10140TYoghurt
B. adolescentisATCC 15703TIntestine of adult
B. animalisATCC 25527TRat feces
B. animalisATCC 27672Rat feces
B. animalisATCC 27536Chicken feces
B. animalisATCC 27673Sewage
B. animalisATCC 27674Rabbit feces
B. bifidumATCC 29521TInfant feces
B. bifidumATCC 35914Human feces
B. bifidumATCC 15696Intestine of infant
B. bifidumDSM 20082Intestine of adult
B. breveATCC 15700TIntestine of infant
B. breveATCC 15701Intestine of infant
B. catenulatumATCC 27539TIntestine of adult
B. coryneformeDSM 20216THoneybee hindgut
B. cuniculiATCC 27916TRabbit feces
B. dentiumATCC 27534TDental caries
B. infantisATCC 15697TIntestine of infant
B. infantisATCC 15702Intestine of infant
B. angulatumDSM 20098THuman feces
B. longumATCC 15707TIntestine of adult
B. longumATCC 15708Intestine of infant
B. pseudocatenulatumDSM 20438TInfant feces
B. pseudolongumDSM 20099TSwine feces
B. pullorumDSM 20433TChicken feces
B. merycicumDSM 6492TBovine rumen
B. minimumDSM 20102TSewage
B. ruminantiumDSM 6489TBovine rumen
B. subtileDSM 20096TSewage
B. thermophilumDSM 20210TSwine feces
B. asteroidesDSM 20089THoneybee hindgut
B. boumDSM 20432TBovine rumen
B. gallinarumDSM 20670TChicken cecum
B. magnumATCC 27540TRabbit feces
B. choerinumATCC 27686TSwine feces
B. suisATCC 27533TSwine feces