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Table 3 The number of staphylococcal isolates identified to species level by MALDI-TOF-MS, nuc gene PCR (CoPS), and tuf gene sequencing

From: Antimicrobial resistance and characterisation of staphylococci isolated from healthy Labrador retrievers in the United Kingdom

Staphylococcal species Number of isolates Number (%) of positive dogs Number (%) identified by MALDI-TOF-MS Number (%) of CoPS identified by nucPCR Number (%) identified by tufgene sequencing
S. pseudintermedius 91 32 (44) 70 (77) 91 (100) 0
S. aureus 11 6 (8) 11 (100) 11 (100) 0
S. epidermidis 67 38 (52) 64 (96) N/A 3 (4)
S. warneri 35 22 (30) 35 (100) N/A 0
S. equorum 39 20 (27) 36 (92) N/A 3 (8)
S. saprophyticus 19 11 (15) 15 (79) N/A 4 (21)
S. sciuri 27 11 (15) 21 (78) N/A 6 (22)
S. succinus 19 10 (14) 16 (84) N/A 3 (16)
S. simulans 15 9 (12) 15 (100) N/A 0
S. capitus 7 8 (11) 7 (100) N/A 0
S. pasteuri 8 6 (8) 8 (100) N/A 0
S. xylosus 17 6 (8) 17 (100) N/A 0
S. lentus 9 5 (7) 4 (44) N/A 5 (56)
S. hominis 6 4 (5) 6 (100) N/A 0
S. cohnii 5 3 (4) 3 (60) N/A 2 (40)
S. vitulinus 14 3 (4) 13 (93) N/A 1 (7)
S. haemolyticus 4 3 (4) 4 (100) N/A 0
S. fleurettii 4 2 (3) 0 N/A 4 (100)
S. arlettae 1 1 (1) 0 N/A 1 (100)
S. pettenkoferi 1 1 (1) 0 N/A 1 (100)
Total ID 399d 72e 345f 101f 33f
Staphylococcus spp. 3 N/A N/A N/A 3
Species related to S. felis 12 N/A N/A N/A 12
No ID 22 N/A N/A 2 3
Total 436a 73b 436c 102c 51c
  1. Values in the table are expressed as total numbers and percentage in parenthesis where applicable. aTotal number of isolates in study, btotal number of dogs in study, ctotal number of isolates tested by each method, dtotal number of isolates with positive identification (ID), enumber of dogs with staphylococcal detection, fnumber of isolates with positive ID from each method.