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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010

Contribution of Streptococcus anginosus to Infections Caused by Groups C and G Streptococci, Southern India

Silvana Reißmann, Claudia Friedrichs, Reena Rajkumari, Andreas Itzek, Marcus Fulde, Arne C. Rodloff, Kootallur N. Brahmadathan, Gursharan S. Chhatwal, and D. Patric Nitsche-SchmitzComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany (S. Reißmann, A. Itzek, M. Fulde, G.S. Chhatwal, D.P. Nitsche-Schmitz); University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (C. Friedrichs, A.C. Rodloff); Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India (R. Rajkumari, K.N. Brahmadathan)

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Table 4

Distribution of moac within a collection of oral streptococci, Vellore, India, and Leipzig, Germany*

Group/species No. strains moac-PCR
Anginosus group 33
Streptococcus anginosus 17 +
S. constellatus subsp. constellatus 8 +
S. constellatus subsp. pharyngis 4 +
S. intermedius

Bovis group 2
S. gallolyticus

Mitis group 78
S. gordonii 5
S. mitis/S. oralis 12
S. mitis 12
S. oralis 24
S. parasanguinis 18
S. sanguinis

Salivarius group 14
S. salivarius

Reference strains (DSMZ)
Anginosus group 4
S. anginosus 1 +
S. constellatus subsp. constellatus 1 +
S. constellatus subsp. pharyngis 1 +
S. intermedius 1
Mutans group 1
S. mutans 1

*moac, marker of Streptococcus anginosus and S. constellatus; DSMZ, Deutsche Sammlung für Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen.

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