TABLE 3

List of organisms and materials tested for cross-reactivity and mean absorbance compared to controlsa

Kingdom, phylum, orderSpecies and strainWater extractYPER lysate
AM (SD)P valueAM (SD)P value
Controls0.185 (0.011)0.186 (0.082)
Fungi
    Ascomycota
        EurotialesAspergillus versicolor VI035540.725 (0.234)0.020.469 (0.125)0.03
Aspergillus niger VI060151.096 (0.451)0.030.668 (0.051)0.001
Eurotium amstelodami VI053310.648 (0.279)0.050.533 (0.056)0.004
Paecilomyces variotii UMB_AT010.779 (0.223)0.010.711 (0.190)0.01
Penicillium chrysogenum VI045281.100 (0.421)0.020.843 (0.043)0.0003
        DothidealesAerobasidium pullulans VI050290.669 (0.205)0.020.631 (0.099)0.004
        SordarialesChaetomium globoseum VI050460.825 (0.296)0.020.432 (0.038)0.009
        CapnodialesCladosporium cladosporioides VI045410.518 (0.155)0.020.490 (0.143)0.03
        Incerta sedisEpicoccum nigrum VI057280.433 (0.144)0.040.404 (0.106)0.05
        SaccharomycetalesCandida albicans VI059450.496 (0.127)0.010.296 (0.089)0.2
Saccharomyces cerevisiae VI059510.635 (0.190)0.010.309 (0.102)0.2
Geotrichum candidum VI038650.370 (0.124)0.060.251 (0.066)0.3
        PleosporalesPhoma herbarum VI057640.433 (0.140)0.040.525 (0.294)0.1
Ulocladium chartarum VI048440.746 (0.234)0.010.662 (0.018)0.001
Alternaria alternata VI060440.673 (0.264)0.030.608 (0.108)0.006
        HypocrealesStachybotrys chartarum VI036180.754 (0.342)0.050.511 (0.113)0.02
Trichoderma harzianum VI040740.422 (0.097)0.010.457 (0.128)0.04
Verticillium lecanii VI034180.299 (0.101)0.10.225 (0.025)0.5
Acremonium strictum VI059210.314 (0.095)0.080.266 (0,018)0.2
        HelotialesBotrytis cinerea UMB101BC0.281 (0.085)0.10.218 (0.084)0.7
    Zygomycota
        MucoralesMucor mucedo UMBM8080.333 (0.086)0.040.254 (0.075)0.3
Rhizopus microsporus UMB_AT021.214 (0.376)0.0091.700 (0.275)0.001
    Basidiomycota
        PolyporalesFomitopsis pinicola VI060990.439 (0.108)0.020.274 (0.104)0.3
        WallemialesWallemia sebi UMB_AT031.088 (0.304)0.0072.417 (0.348)0.0004
Bacteria
    Proteobacteria
        PseudomonadalesPseudomonas lurida UMBPSLH4060.265 (0.061)0.090.230 (0.076)0.5
    Firmicutes
        BacillalesBacillus subtilis UMB150220130.317 (0.102)0.090.325 (0.100)0.1
    Cyanobacteria
        OscillatorialesArthrospira platensis (Spirula nutrex)0.180 (0.040)0.90.234 (0.099)0.6
    Actinobacteria
        ActinomycetalesStreptomyces coelicolor UMB/ATCCBAA4710.565 (0.182)0.020.498 (0.136)0.03
Plants
    Pinophyta
        PinalesPinus sylvestris (Pine needles)0.261 (0.083)0.20.224 (0.087)0.6
    Angiosperms
        PoalesWheat flour (Triticum aestivum)0.248 (0.045)0.080.253 (0.075)0.4
  • a Three experiments were conducted in triplicate for water extracts and YPER lysates; P values (test versus control) were obtained by a t test of the AM of extracts or lysates to respective controls; values in boldface indicate significant differences (P < 0.05). Abbreviations: AM, arithmetic mean; UMB, Norwegian University of Life Science, Institute of Chemistry, Biotechnology and food science, Section of Environmental microbiology; VI, Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Section of Mycology.