TABLE 2.

Bacterial groups recognized by the 16S rRNA-targeted fluorescence in situ hybridization probes

ProbeProbe targetReference for probe
Eub338Domain Bacteria2
Erec482Clostridial clusters XIVa and XIVb25
Bac303Bacteroides-Prevotella group42
Fprau645F. prausnitzii group (subgroup of cluster IV)57
Bif164Bifidobacterium genus38
Rbro730/Rfla729Ruminococcus bromii and Ruminococcus flavefaciens (subgroup of cluster IV)31
Rrec584Roseburia and Eubacterium group (subgroup of cluster XIVa)60
Lab158Lactobacillus-Enterococcus group30
Prop853Clostridial cluster IX60
Dsv698Sulfate-reducing bacteria43