TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainaSource
Sp 165 (1138-80)1980, New York conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 166 (1139-80)1980, New York conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 168 (61-81)1981, California conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 169 (62-81)1981, California conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 170 (63-81)1981, California conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 245 (1852-02)2002, New Hampshire conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 246 (1853-02)2002, New Hampshire conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 247 (2136-02)2002, New Jersey conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 248 (2136-02)2002, New Jersey conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 263 (71-03)2003, Maine conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 264 (72-03)2003, Maine conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 265 (73-03)2003, Maine conjunctivitis, NT
Sp 266 (74-03)2003, Maine conjunctivitis, NT
R6 (BAA-228)Derivative of D39, nonencapsulated
TIGR4 (BAA-344)Encapsulated, serotype 4
(M) S. mitis
(3) SS1246/NCTC 10712 S. mitis
(35) 1165/Mitis 26 S. mitis
(40) SS1059/JC67 S. mitis
(67) SS1303/NCTC 12261 S. mitis
(O) S. oralis
(6) SS1236/ATCC 35037 S. oralis
(7) SS900/ATCC 15914 S. oralis
(21) SS911/ATCC 10557 S. oralis
Sp 83Pnc serotype 4, encapsulated 7-valent vaccine
Sp 86Pnc serotype 6B, encapsulated 7-valent vaccine
Sp 95Pnc serotype 9V, encapsulated 7-valent vaccine
Sp 105Pnc serotype 14, encapsulated 7-valent vaccine
Sp 116Pnc serotype 18C, encapsulated 7-valent vaccine
Sp 117Pnc serotype 19F, encapsulated 7-valent vaccine
Sp 125Pnc serotype, 23F, encapsulated 7-valent vaccine
(P) S. pseudopneumoniae
ATCC BAA-960 (65)CDC-RC, S. pseudopneumoniae
290-03 (72)CDC-RC, S. pseudopneumoniae
288-03 (74)CDC-RC, S. pseudopneumoniae
276-03 (77)CDC-RC, S. pseudopneumoniae
253-03 (83)CDC-RC, S. pseudopneumoniae
844-00Sterile site (blood), NT
5094-02Sterile site (blood or cerebrospinal fluid), NT
6024-01Sterile site (blood or cerebrospinal fluid), NT
7232-99Sterile site (blood or cerebrospinal fluid), NT
Streptococcus pyogenes Gram-positive, capsulated, respiratory pathogen
Escherichia coli Gram-negative intestinal pathogen
Enterococcus faecalis Gram-positive intestinal pathogen
Staphylococcus aureus Gram-positive human pathogen
  • a The “SS” designations and the numbers and letters in parentheses are strain identity codes from the CDC catalog for Streptococcus.