Table 1.

Target organisms and reference strains used for FISH

OrganismaSourcebor referenceHybridization signal with the following probesc:
EUB338LEG705LEGPNE1
Legionella pneumophila
 Philadelphia I (S1)ATCC 33152+++
 Corbyd 15+++
 U21 (S6) (environmental isolate)7+++
 667 (S4) (patient isolate)7+++
 Bloomington (S3)ATCC 33155+++
 Los Angeles (S4)ATCC 33156+++
Legionella bozemanii ATCC 33217++
Legionella hackeliae (S1)ATCC 33250++
Legionella longbeachae(S1)ATCC 33462++
Legionella micdadei ATCC 33218++
Legionella anisa 12++
Burkholderia cepacia
 L16-3-118+
 LC21-3b8+
Escherichia coli K-12 HB101e 9+
Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS7127+
  • a S1 through S6, serogroups 1 through 6.

  • b ATCC, American Type Culture Collection, Rockville, Md.

  • c +, strong hybridization signal; −, no hybridization signal.

  • d No hybridization signal with probe EC1531.

  • e Strong hybridization signal with probe EC1531.