Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014
Corynebacterium ulcerans in Ferrets
|MIT accession no.||CDC API code||CDC interpretation (confidence limit, %)||Isolate source||CDC MALDI-TOF-MS (score)†||16S rRNA (confidence limit, %), GenBank accession no.||rpoB (confidence limit, %), GenBank accession no.|
|07–3331||0101326‡||C. ulcerans (87.3), C. pseudotuberculosis (12.5)||Oropharynx||C. ulcerans (2.13)||C. ulcerans (99.5) KF564646||C. ulcerans (99.5) KF539859|
|08–0584||0111326||C. ulcerans (99.7)||Cephalic implant||C. ulcerans (2.35)||C. ulcerans (99.5) KF564647||C. ulcerans (99.5) KF539860|
|07–3276||0111326||C. ulcerans (99.7)||Cephalic implant||C. ulcerans (2.24)||C. ulcerans (99.7) KF564645||C. ulcerans (99.5) KF539858|
*Identification was performed by use of the API Coryne strip system (bioMérieux, Durham, NC, USA), MALDI-TOF-MS (matrix-assisted laser desorption–ionization time-of-flight mass spectroscopy) (Bruker Daltonics; Fremont, CA, USA), and gene sequencing. Percentages after the API identification refer to confidence limits. Percentages after the gene sequencing results refer to percentage identities with a reference strain (4). MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
†2.000–2.299, secure genus identification, probable species identification; 2.300–3.000, highly probable species identification (4).
‡The API code generated at MIT was 0101320, interpreted as C. pseudotuberculosis (99.5%).