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Table 1 Bacterial strains.

From: A laminar flow model of aerosol survival of epidemic and non-epidemic strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from people with cystic fibrosis

Bacterial strain Mucoid phenotype Epidemic strain Strain identification
Environmental No No NCIMB 10848
Unique CF No No 4412061*
Unique CF mucoid Yes No 43903641*
Manchester No Yes Jones et al [10]‡
Leeds Seacroft 1 No Yes 4390416-2*
Leeds Seacroft 2 No Yes 4390195*
Leeds Paediatric No Yes Denton et al [12]*
Leeds Paediatric mucoid Yes Yes Denton et al [12]*
Liverpool No Yes McCallum et al [11]‡
Liverpool mucoid Yes Yes McCallum et al [11]‡
  1. *Stored strains obtained from the Department of Microbiology, Leeds General Infirmary originally isolated from people with cystic fibrosis identified through routine infection control surveillance to be epidemic or non-epidemic; ‡Strains obtained from Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh