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Table 1 Brucella strains used

From: Identification of new IS711 insertion sites in Brucella abortus field isolates

   Genetic profile by:  
Strain Relevant features RFLP IS711 AvaI-ClaIa AMOS enhanced PCR b Reference
B. abortus 544 Reference strain of biovar 1 A A [24]
B. abortus 2308 USDA challenge strain; biovar 1 B B [25]
B. abortus RB51 Vaccine rough derivative from 2308 C B [26]
B. abortus B51c Biovar 1; milk isolate (Río Bueno, Chile; 2004) A A This work
B. abortus B12c Biovar 1; milk isolate (Río Bueno, Chile; 2004) D A [10]
B. abortus B16d Biovar 1; aborted fetus isolate (Osorno, Chile; 2002) E A [10]
B. abortus B49d Biovar 1; aborted fetus isolate (Osorno, Chile; 2000) E A This work
B. abortus B50d Biovar 1; aborted fetus isolate (Osorno, Chile; 2004) E A This work
B. ovis 23/290 B. ovis reference strain F C [24]
B. ceti NCTC 12891T B. ceti type strain Npe Np [27]
B. pinnipedialis NCTC 12890T B. pinnipedialis type strain Np Np [27]
B. abortus 2308 NalR Nalidixic acid resistant derivative of 2308 strain Np Np [21]
  1. a IS profiles are shown in Figure 1.
  2. b A, B. abortus typical pattern; B, B. abortus 2308 pattern; C, B. ovis typical pattern.
  3. c B12 and B51 were isolated from the same sample.
  4. d B16, B49 and B50 are strains isolated from different outbreaks in the same flock.
  5. e Np: Not performed