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Table 2 Identification by API galleries and 16S RNA sequencing of the five representatives: P. syringae, S. marcescens, Brevundimonas, B. cereus, and S. aureus

From: Caenorhabditis elegans: a model to monitor bacterial air quality


API Test

16S RNA identification

Group 1

Pseudomonas luteola (G)

Pseudomonas syringae

Group 3

Serratia liquefaciens (VG)

Serratia marcescens

Group 4

Brevundimonas vesicularis

Brevundimonas sp.

Group 5

Bacillus cereus (Exc)

Bacillus thuringiensis, B. cereus, or B. anthracis

Group 8

Staphylococcus sciuru (Exc)

Staphylococcus aureus