TABLE 1.

Legionella strains used in this study

Species (serogroup)Strain (GTCa designation)Numerical designation in Fig. 1
L. pneumophila
    L. pneumophila (1)Philadelphia-1 (GTC 9134b)1
    L. pneumophila (1)Knoxville-1 (GTC 9135)2
    L. pneumophila (2)Togus-1 (GTC 9136)3
    L. pneumophila (3)Bloomington-2 (GTC 9137)4
    L. pneumophila (4)Los Angeles-1 (GTC 9246b)5
    L. pneumophila (5)Dallas-1E (GTC 9139)6
    L. pneumophila (6)Chicago-2 (GTC 9138)7
    L. pneumophila (7)Chicago-8 (GTC 10064)8
    L. pneumophila (8)Concord-3 (GTC 10065)9
    L. pneumophila (9)IN-23-G1-C2 (GTC 10738)10
    L. pneumophila (10)Leiden-1 (GTC 11369)11
    L. pneumophila (11)797-PA-H (GTC 11365)12
    L. pneumophila (5)U8W (GTC 13567b)13
Non-L. pneumophila species
    L. bozemanae (1)ATCCc33217 (GTC 9140b)14
    L. micdadei (NRd)ATCC 33218 (GTC 9141b)15e
    L. gormanii (NR)ATCC 33297 (GTC 9142b)16f
    L. dumoffii (NR)ATCC 33343 (GTC 9244)17f
    L. longbeachae (1)ATCC 33462 (GTC 9245b)18f
    L. dumoffii (NR)ATCC 33279 (GTC 9247b)19
    L. oakridgensis (NR)ATCC 33761 (GTC 10061b)20
    L. wadsworthii (NR)ATCC 33877 (GTC 10062b)21
    L. feeleii (1)ATCC 35072 (GTC 10063b)22g
    L. longbeachae (2)ATCC 33484 (GTC 10066)23
    L. sainthelensi (1)ATCC 35248 (GTC 10392b)24
    L. bozemanae (2)ATCC 35545 (GTC 10739)25
    L. hackeliae (1)ATCC 35250 (GTC 10740b)26
    L. jamestowniensis (NR)ATCC 35298 (GTC 10741b)27e
    L. rubrilucens (NR)ATCC 35304 (GTC 10743b)28
    L. feeleii (2)ATCC 35849 (GTC 10744)29
    L. maceachernii (NR)ATCC 35300 (GTC 10745b)30
    L. spiritensis (NR)ATCC 35249 (GTC 11199b)31g
    L. israelensis (NR)ATCC 43119 (GTC 11367b)32
    L. hackeliae (2)ATCC 35999 (GTC 11368)33
    L. parisiensis (NR)ATCC 35299 (GTC 11745b)34
    L. erythra (NR)ATCC 35303 (GTC 11748b)35g
    L. birminghamensis (NR)ATCC 43702 (GTC 11749b)36
    L. anisa (NR)ATCC 35292 (GTC 12075b)37g
    L. cincinnatiensis (NR)ATCC 43753 (GTC 12201b)38
    L. quinlivanii (NR)ATCC 43830 (GTC 12648b)39
    L. moravica (NR)ATCC 43877 (GTC 12649b)40g
    L. brunensis (NR)ATCC 43878 (GTC 12655b)41e
    L. tusconensis (NR)ATCC 49180 (GTC 12656b)42
    L. jordanis (NR)ATCC 33623 (GTC 12657b)43
    L. adelaidensis (NR)ATCC 49625 (GTC 13562b)44e
    L. fairfieldensis (NR)ATCC 49588 (GTC 13563b)45
    L. gratiana (NR)ATCC 49413 (GTC 13564b)46g
    L. lansingensis (NR)ATCC 49751 (GTC 13565b)47
    L. geestiana (NR)ATCC 49504 (GTC 13568b)48
    L. londiniensis (NR)ATCC 49505 (GTC 13635b)49
    L. nautarum (NR)ATCC 49506 (GTC 13636b)50g
    L. worsleiensis (NR)ATCC 49508 (GTC 13638b)51g
  • a GTC, Gifu Type Culture Collection, Department of Microbiology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu 501-1194, Japan.

  • b Type strain.

  • c ATCC, American Type Culture Collection, 10801 University Blvd., Manassas, VA 20110-2209.

  • d NR, not reported.

  • e At 25°C, less-robust growth was observed on BYECA.

  • f At 37°C, less-robust growth was observed on BYECA.

  • g At 42°C, less-robust growth was observed on BYECA.