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Table 2 Percent of positive reactions (%) in rapid ID 32 STREP (bioMérieux, France) for Enterococcus species (n = 145) isolated from racing pigeons

From: Prevalence, antibiotic susceptibility and virulence factors of Enterococcus species in racing pigeons (Columba livia f. domestica)

ParameterE. columbae n = 50E. hirae n = 30E. faecalis n = 17E. faecium n = 17E. gallinarum n = 13E. mundtii n = 7E. casseliflavus n = 5E. cecorum n = 3E. durans n = 3Chi-square test p-value
ADH22.0↓93.310094.192.310040.0↓33.3↓100< 0.001
βGLU92.01001001001001001001001000.365
βGAR78.043.3↓5.9↓23.5↓38.5↓42.9↓20.0↓66.766.7< 0.001
βGUR6.0000000000.590
αGAL96.090.029.4↓70.692.310080.010066.7< 0.001
PAL46.0↑3.3007.70066.7↑0< 0.001
RIB10010010010010085.71001001000.624
MAN76.013.3↓10010010071.410010033.3↓< 0.001
SOR88.023.3↓88.229.4↓0↓28.6↓60.066.733.3< 0.001
LAC98.096.71001001001001001001000.960
TRE96.080.010088.210057.1↓80.01001000.019
RAF100.043.329.4↓47.1↓92.328.6↓80.010066.7< 0.001
VP86.083.376.588.269.285.780.066.71000.829
APPA14.010.05.95.9014.30033.30.507
βGAL90.093.317.7↓94.110010010066.7100< 0.001
PYRA10.0↓93.31001001001001000↓100< 0.001
βNAG12.0↓83.388.270.610057.160.010033.3< 0.001
GTA96.090.010052.9↓10085.780.010066.7< 0.001
HIP2.0↓3.3↓41.241.292.3↑0↓0↓33.30↓< 0.001
GLYG2.0005.9000000.883
PUL20.0↑0000020.0↑000.004
MAL10096.71001001001001001001000.923
MEL10086.729.4↓64.7↓92.328.6↓80.010066.7< 0.001
MLZ26.0082.4↑11.80080.0↑33.30< 0.001
SAC10010088.21001001001001001000.360
LARA76.016.7↓17.7↓94.110085.710033.3↓0↓< 0.001
DARL48.0↑3.30000066.7↑0< 0.001
MβDG66.0↓96.794.1100100100100100100< 0.001
TAG36.010.0100↑47.1100↑57.180.0↑66.7↑0↓< 0.001
βMAN24.0↓63.394.170.610085.710010066.7< 0.001
CDEX92.083.310082.492.310040.0↓10066.70.036
URE2.0005.9000000.883
  1. ADH (arginine dihydrolase), βGLU (β-glucosidase), βGAR (β-galactosidase), βGUR (β-glucuronidase), αGAL (α-galactosidase), PAL (alkaline phosphatase), RIB (ribose), MAN (mannitol), SOR (sorbitol), LAC (lactose), TRE (trehalose), RAF (rafinose), VP (Voges Proskauer, aceton production), APPA (alanyl-phenylalanyl-proline arylamidase), βGAL (β-galactosidase), PYRA (pyroglutamic acid arylamidase), βNAG (N-acetyl-β-glucosaminidase), GTA (glycyl-tryptophan arylamidase), HIP (hydrolysis of hipurate), GLYG (glycogen), PUL (pullulane), MAL (maltose), MEL (melibiose), MLZ (melezitose), SAC (saccharose), LARA (L-arabinose), DARL (D-arabitol), CDEX (cyclodextrin), MβDG (methyl-βD-glucopyranoside), TAG (tagatose), βMAN (β-mannosidase), URE (urease)