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Table 1 Bacterial strains

From: Development of a bead-based Luminex assay using lipopolysaccharide specific monoclonal antibodies to detect biological threats from Brucella species

Bacterial species Strain Inactivation method Source
Brucella spp. (biotype)
 B. abortus (1) NCTC 10093 544 γ, formalin, heat SL
  19S formalin SL
  A146-10 formalin RKI
 B. abortus (3) A104-10 Uckermark γ RKI
 B. canis NCTC 10854 RM-666 formalin SL
 B. ovis CNCTC 6741 heat RKI
 B. melitensis (1) NCTC 10094 16 M γ, formalin, heat SL
  ICM 3.33 formalin SL
  ICM 583/2003 formalin SL
  ICM 91/2004 formalin SL
  102A01C2F formalin SL
  A146-13 formalin RKI
  A104-11 Tgb. Nr. 117518 γ RKI
 B. melitensis (2) A104-12 799/97, B3898 γ RKI
 B. melitensis (3) A104-13 210739, Mainz γ RKI
 B. suis (1) NCTC 10316 1330 formalin SL
 B. suis (2) A 104–14 Rostock heat RKI
 B. neotomae A148-7 5 K33 γ RKI
Other bacteria
 F. tularensis tularensis ATCC 6223 formalin SL
 F. tularensis holarctica LVS, NCTC 10857 formalin SL
 B. anthracis (spores) Böhm 73202.2000 (PX02+) formalin SL
  Böhm A1 (PX01+) formalin SL
 S. typhimurium ATCC 14028 formalin SL
 Y. enterocolitica 310 (IT2, ST9) O9 formalin SL
 Y. pestis CO92 γ, formalin SL
 O. anthropi ATCC 49188 formalin SL
 E. coli O:157, 15326 formalin SL
 B. mallei NCTC 03709 106 formalin SL
 B. pseudomallei H05410-0490 formalin SL
 V. cholera O1, ATCC 14734 formalin SL
  1. Bacteria were inactivated by 3 % formalin, heat (60 °C for >20 h) or gamma (γ) irradiation (30–40 kGy). SL = Spiez Laboratory (Federal Office for Civil Protection, Spiez, Switzerland). RKI = Robert Koch Institute (Berlin, Germany)