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Table 1 Identification numbers of equivalent strains of Campylobacter spp. and genes targeted for species-specific qPCR

From: Campylobacter culture fails to correctly detect Campylobacter in 30% of positive patient stool specimens compared to non-cultural methods

Species Strain Number Gene target
ATCCa NCTCb CCUGc
C. jejuni 33560 d 11,351 11,284 hipO
C. coli 33,559 11,366 11,283 cadF
C. upsaliensis 43,954 11,541 14,193 cpn60
C. lari 35,221 11,352 23,947 cpn60
C. helveticus 51,209 12,470 54,661 cpn60
C. fetus 27,374 10,842 6823A cpn60
C. hyointestinalis 35,217 11,608 14,169 cpn60
C. concisus 33,237 11,485 13,144 cpn60
  1. aATCC is American Type Culture Collection, Manassas, Virginia, USA
  2. bNCTC is National Collection of Type Cultures, Salisbury, UK
  3. cCCUG is Culture Collection of the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
  4. dBold is indicated for strain numbers used in this study