Strains identified by n       Final Identification
Api Coryne Strips (number of strains n) PCR-RFLP-rpoB gene Profil
MseI NlaIV
C. striatum/amycolatum (n= 67) 323-123 138-308 67C. striatum
C. striatum/ amycolatum (n=18) NR NR 14 C. amycolatum 2 C. aurimucosum 1 C. singulare 1C. imitans
C. macginleyi (n=1) 98-348 278-91-77 1 C. macginleyi
C. diphtheriae (n=1) NR NR 1 C. diphtheriae
C. jeikeuim (n=1) NR NR 1 C. jeikeuim
C. coylae/ afermentans (n=1) NR NR 1 C. coylae
Table 2: Comparison of the results obtained using different methods of identification.