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Table 1 Summary of Cronobacter isolates in the Cronobacter PubMLST database

From: Cronobacter, the emergent bacterial pathogen Enterobacter sakazakii comes of age; MLST and whole genome sequence analysis

Species Number of strains (%) Number of STsa Number of genomes Earliest isolate Countries Source
Clinical Infant formula Food and ingredients Environment Other
C. sakazakii 726 (72.1) 155 73 1950 33 19.8b 23.8 32.8 16.3 7.3
C. malonaticus 136 (13.5) 53 14 1973 17 36.0 16.2 36.8 7.4 3.7
C. dublinensis 59 (5.9) 44 9 1956 11 5.1 13.6 47.5 6.8 27.1
C. turicensis 41 (4.1) 26 6 1970 12 17.1 12.2 36.6 22.0 12.2
C. muytjensii 35 (3.5) 14 2 1988 10 2.9 28.6 45.7 2.9 20.0
C. universalis 9 (0.9) 5 2 1956 6 11.1 0.0 55.6 11.1 22.2
C. condimenti 1 (0.1) 1 1 2010 1 0 0 100 0 0
Total 1007 298 107   36 20.4c 21.6 14.2 35.1 8.7
  1. aSequence type.
  2. bPercentage of species total.
  3. cPercentage of genus total.