TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains

StrainRelevant characteristics (no. of strains in group)Reference or sourcea
Shigella spp.
    YSH6000Wild-type S. flexneri 2a Japanese Strr Ampr Chlr Tetr isolate42
    YSH6000TMRDE deletant of YSH600029
    SBA 1363Spontaneous SRL PAI deletant of YSH600046
    SBA 1367Spontaneous SRL PAI deletant of YSH600046
S. flexneriS. flexneri 1a (3)CS
S. flexneri 1b (3)CS, DL
S. flexneri 2a (12)CS, DL
S. flexneri 2b (5)CS, DL
S. flexneri 3 (1)CS
S. flexneri 3a (4)CS, DL
S. flexneri 3b (1)CS
S. flexneri 3c (1)CS
S. flexneri 4 (1)DL
S. flexneri 4a (3)CS, DL
S. flexneri 4b (1)CS
S. flexneri 5 (2)CS
S. flexneri 6 (4)CS, DL
S. flexneri X (1)CS
S. flexneri Y (1)CS
S. sonneiS. sonnei (11)CS, DL
S. boydiiS. boydii 1 (1)CS
S. boydii 2 (1)CS
S. boydii 3 (1)CS
S. boydii 4 (2)CS
S. boydii 7 (1)CS
S. boydii 8 (2)CS
S. dysenteriaeS. dysenteriae 1 (1)CS
S. dysenteriae 3 (4)CS
S. dysenteriae 4 (1)CS
S. dysenteriae 5 (1)CS
S. dysenteriae 6 (1)CS
S. dysenteriae 9 (1)CS
Pathogenic E. coliEIEC (12)RRB, CS
EHEC (3)RRB
EPEC (3)RRB
ETEC (3)RRB
EAEC (3)RRB
Salmonella spp.S. enterica serovar Typhimurium (2)RRB
Yersinia spp.Y. enterocolitica (2)RRB
  • a CS, C. Sasakawa, University of Tokyo, Japan; DL, D. Lightfoot, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; RRB, R. Robins-Browne, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Australia.