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Table 2 Metabolic fingerprints for six Staphylococcus devriesei isolates obtained using the Biolog GENIII Microplate™ identification system

From: Identification and characterization of Staphylococcus devriesei isolates from bovine intramammary infections in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Assay AN3 AN19 AN22 AN25 BN7 FN2
Carbon sources Dextrin + + + + + +
D-Maltose + + + + + +
D-Trehalose + + + + + +
D-Cellobiose b b b b b b
Gentiobiose + + b b b +
Sucrose + + + + + +
D-Turanose + + + + + +
Stachyose b b b b (−) b
D-Raffinose (−) (−) b b (−) b
α-D-Lactose b + + + + +
D-Melibiose b b b b b b
ß-Methyl-D-Glucoside + b (−) (−) b +
D-Salicin b (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine + b b + + +
N-Acetyl-β-D-Mannosamine + b b + b +
N-Acetyl-D-Galactosamine (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
N-Acetyl-Neuraminic Acid + + + + + +
α-D-Glucose + + + + + +
D-Mannose b b b b b +
D-Fructose + + + + + +
D-Galactose + + + + + +
3-Methyl Glucose b b b b b b
D-Fucose b b b b b b
L-Fucose b b b b b b
L-Rhamnose b b b b b b
Inosine b + + + + +
D-Sorbitol b b b b b b
D-Mannitol + b + + + +
D-Arabitol + + b b + +
myo-Inositol (−) (−) (−) b (−) b
Glycerol + + + + + +
D-Glucose-6-PO4 b b b b b b
D-Fructose-6-PO4 b b b b b b
D-Aspartic acid b b (−) b (−) b
D-Serine (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) b
Gelatin b b (−) (−) (−) b
Glycyl-L-Proline (−) + b (−) b b
L-Alanine + + + + + +
L-Arginine + + (−) (−) (−) +
L-Aspartic Acid b b (−) b (−) +
L-Glutamic Acid + + b b + +
L-Histidine (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
L-Pyroglutamic Acid (−) (−) b b b +
L-Serine + + (−) + + +
Pectin + + + + + +
D-Galacturonic Acid b b b b b b
L-Galactonic Acid Lactone b b b b b b
D-Gluconic Acid + + + + + +
D-Glucuronic Acid b b b b b b
Glucuronamide b b b b b b
Mucic Acid (−) (−) (−) b b b
Quinic Acid (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) b
D-Saccharic Acid b b (−) b b b
p-Hydroxy-Phenylacetic Acid (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Methyl Pyruvate + + + + + +
D-Lactic Acid Methyl Ester b b b b b b
L-Lactic Acid + + + + + +
Citric Acid + + + + + +
α-Keto-Glutaric Acid (−) (−) b b b b
D-Malic Acid (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
L-Malic Acid b b + + + +
Bromo-Succinic Acid (−) (−) b (−) (−) b
Tween 40 b + b b b +
γ-Amino-Butyric Acid (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
α-Hydroxy-Butyric Acid b + + b + +
β-Hydroxy-D,L-Butyric Acid (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
α-Keto-Butyric Acid + b + b b b
Acetoacetic Acid + + + + + +
Propionic Acid + b b + b +
Acetic Acid + + b + b +
Formic Acid + (−) + + + +
Chemical sensitivity assays pH 6 + + + + + +
pH 5 b b (−) (−) (−) b
1% NaCl + + + + + +
4% NaCl + + + + + +
8% NaCl + + + + + +
1% Sodium Lactate + + + + + +
Fusidic acid (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
D-Serine + + + b + +
Troleandomycin (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Rifamycin SV (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Minocycline (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Lincomycin (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Guanidine HCl (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Niaproof 4 (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Vancomycin (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Tetrazolium Violet (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Tetrazolium Blue (−) (−) (−) (−) (−) (−)
Nalidixic Acid + + + + + +
Lithium Chloride + + + + + +
Potassium Tellurite + + + + + +
Aztreonam + + + + + +
Sodium Butyrate + + + + + +
Sodium Bromate b b (−) b b b
  1. + = Positive; (−) = Negative; b = Borderline