TABLE 4

FISH probes used in this study

Probe nameTarget organism(s)Probe sequenceFluorophoreReference or source
EUB 338Most bacteriaGCTGCCTCCCGTAGGAGTRhodamine Red-X42
STR 405StreptococcusTAGCCGTCCCTTTCTGGTATTO 59043
PAS 111PasteurellaceaeTCCCAAGCATTACTCACCATTO 63044
ROT 491RothiaTAGCCGGCGCTTTCTCTGATTO 53244
NEI 1030NeisseriaceaeCCTGTGTTACGGCTCCCGATTO 55044
GEM 844GemellaGCTGCAGCACTGATCTCTAlexa Fluor 488This study
GEM 992GemellaGTGTCCTCACAGTATGTCAlexa Fluor 488This study