None of the procedures described serves by itself to differentiate streptococci of human and bovine origin with certainty, though each of them serves as a strong presumptive test. Most strains fall easily into the human or bovine group by all the tests. Eliminating these from consideration we have left certain irregular strains listed in Table VII.
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Taking all characters into consideration we are inclined to regard Strains J-E7, Cheese 1, and Cheese 2 as undoubtedly of bovine origin. Strain J-MJ also is representative of a group of streptococci which Jones has found in milk and which is being further studied by him. There remains Strain J-C65 which for the present must be regarded as of doubtful origin.