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Table 3 Phenotypic test performed on blood agar plate 1)

From: Elevated recombinant clyA gene expression in the uropathogenic Escherichia coli strain 536, a clue to explain pathoadaptive mutations in a subset of extraintestinal E. coli strains

Bacterial strain Hemolytic phenotypes
IHE3034 (sfaX + ) -
AES1 (sfaX::kan) -
AES153 (Δ sfaY) -
IHE3034/pYMZ81 +++
AES1/pYMZ81 ++
AES153/pYMZ81 +
IHE3034/pUC18 -
AES1/pUC18 -
AES153/pUC18 -
  1. 1)The strains were grown on double blood agar plate and incubated overnight at 37C prior to analysis of the phenotypes. (+++=Strong hemolysis, ++=Weak hemolysis, +=very weak hemolysis and -=No hemolysis).