TABLE 1.

Characteristics of Listeria monocytognes strains used for expression profiling

StrainaOriginSerovarCountryYrDesignationChick embryo mortality (%)Reference(s)
CLIP80459Listeriosis epidemic in humans4bFrance1999Clinical10011
CLIP90602Listeriosis epidemic in humans1/2bFrance2002Listeriosis100Unpublished
CLIP93667Healthy human4bFrance1992Human10046, 47
CLIP93666Healthy human1/2aFrance1991Carriage20
CLIP93665Environment4bFrance2000Environmental100Unpublished
CLIP93649Environment1/2aFrance2000Industrial plant100Unpublished
  • a CLIP denotes strain designations of the Listeria collection at the Institut Pasteur.