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Table 1 Bacillus endophyticus and B. anthracis strains isolated from animal anthrax cases in Northern Cape province (NCP) in South Africa

From: Whole genome sequencing and identification of Bacillus endophyticus and B. anthracis isolated from anthrax outbreaks in South Africa

Strain number Animal sourcec Specimen Isolation date Provinces and location (farm or town) in South Africa Bacillus species
3617_2Ca Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Kudu 1) Ear blood May-09 NCP (Klipfontein) B. endophyticus
3618_1Ca Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Kudu 2) Ear blood May-09 NCP (Kimberly) B. endophyticus
3631_9Da Ovis aries (Sheep 1) Ear blood May-09 NCP (Kimberly) B. endophyticus
3631_10Ca Ovis aries (Sheep 2) Ear blood May-09 NCP (Kimberly) B. endophyticus
3618_2D Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Kudu 2) Soil May-09 NCP (Klipfontein) B. anthracis
3631_1Cb Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Kudu 3) Ear blood May-09 NCP (Klipfontein) B. anthracis
3617_1C Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Kudu 1) Ear blood May-09 NCP (Klipfontein) B. anthracis
  1. aThe strains that were subjected for sequencing
  2. bDraft genome from previous study [14]
  3. cKudu 1, kudu 2, sheep 1 etc. refer to different animal carcasses with B. endophyticus (3617_2C) and B. anthracis (3617_1C) isolated from the same kudu carcass (kudu 1)