Table 1

Different bacterial strains and gastric biopsy samples analysed by fluorescent in situ hybridization

SourceHpy-1ClaR11-a ClaR2b ClaR3c ClaWTn Eubd
Species
H pylori (35)1-e ATCC 43504+ 34 clin. isol.3561221535
 H cinaedi (1)LMG1-g139910000ND1
 H bilis (1)ATCC 516300000ND1
 H felis (1)ATCC1-f491790000ND1
 H fenneliae (1)LMG 75460000ND1
 H pullorum (1)NCTC1-f128240000ND1
 H mustelae (1)ATCC 437720000ND1
 C jejuni (1)ATCC 335600000ND1
 C rectus(1)DSMh 32660000ND1
 W succinogenes (1)ATCC 295430000ND1
 P vulgaris (1)ATCC 133150000ND1
 S mutans (1)DSMh205230000ND1
Gastric biopsy specimens (27)1741013k 17
Gastric biopsy specimen with H heilmannii(2)000022
  • 1-a MIC for clarithromycin, as tested by the E test, >256 mg/l.

  • bMIC for clarithromycin, as tested by the E test, 16–96 mg/l.

  • cMIC for clarithromycin, as tested by the E test, >256 mg/l.

  • dEub, universal bacterial 16S rRNA probe.19

  • 1-e Total number in parentheses.

  • 1-f ATCC, American Type Culture Collection (http://www.atcc.org/).

  • 1-g LMG, Laboratorium voor Mikrobiologie, Universiteit Gent, Belgium (http://www.belspo.be/bccm/).

  • hDSM, Deutsche Stammsammlung für Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen, Germany (http://www.dsmz.de/).

  • kNumber of detected ClaR1, ClaR2, ClaR3, and ClaWT isolates within gastric samples exceeds total number of H pylori positive biopsy specimens as one biopsy specimen contains a mixture of a WT and a ClaR1 isolate.

  • nND, not determined.