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Table 1 Pellicle formation in glass and polypropylene, cell hydrophobicity, motility status and isolation site

From: Identification of genes essential for pellicle formation in Acinetobacter baumannii

A. baumannii isolate Glass (OD600) Polypropylene (OD600) Hydrophobicity (%) Motility Isolation site
Pellicle forming A. baumannii strains   
ATCC 17978 0.65 ± 0.16 0.44 ± 0.08 32 ± 0.25 + Meningitis
17978hm 1.03 ± 0.01 0.94 ± 0.02 42 ± 0.19 + Meningitis
11986752 0.13 ± 0.01 0.17 ± 0.04 98 ± 0.01 + Pus
2320495 0.35 ± 0.08 0.28 ± 0.06 98 ± 0.03 + Pus
WM98c 1.01 ± 0.02 0.37 ± 0.08 94 ± 0.10 + Unknown
04145027 0.62 ± 0.00 0.79 ± 0.04 100 ± 0.00 + Vaginal
AYE 0.65 ± 0.11 Not detected 92 ± 0.07 + Urinary
AB0057 0.47 ± 0.06 Not detected 0 + Blood
Surface film forming A. baumannii strains   
6772166 BDa BD 0 + Pus
685775 BD BD 0 + Sputum
PW01c BD BD 0 + Unknown
6877889 BD BD 9 ± 0.09 + Sputum
6870155 BD BD 5 ± 0.07 + Sputum
  1. a BD = below detection level