Table 2.

Staphylococcus species used in this study and presence of icaA

SpeciesHybridizationStock center no.Name
S. aureus ++++ATCC 35556SA113
S. auricularis +++ATCC 33753
S. capitis capitis +++CCM 2734
S. carnosus TM300
S. caseolyticus
S. cohnii cohnii CCM 2736
S. epidermidis ++++ATCC 35984
S. gallinarum Tü3928/47
S. haemolyticus CCM 2737
S. hominis DSM 20328
S. hyicus hyicus NCTC 10350
S. intermedius ++CCM 5739
S. lentus
S. lugdunensis ++ATCC 43809
S. pasteuri +ATCC 51129
S. piscifermentans ++SK02
S. saprophyticus NT219
S. sciuri SC116
S. schleiferi schleiferi ATCC 43808
S. simulans ATCC 27848
S. warneri
S. xylosus C2a
  • a Hybridization probes were specific toicaA from both S. aureus and S. epidermidis. ++++, signal with hybridization at 60°C; +++, signal with hybridization at 50°C; ++, signal with hybridization at 40°C; +, weak signal with hybridization at 40°C; −, no signal at 40, 50, or 60°C.