TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainOriginGeographic origin
A. minor AMX 2BHealthy carrier pigQuebec, Canada
A. porcinus 96-0088-3FHealthy carrier pigQuebec, Canada
E. durans DMNAcNA
E. faecalis ATCC 19433NANA
E. faecalis ATCC 29212UrineNA
E. hirae ATCC 8043NANA
H. parasuis 99-9048-BDiseased pigQuebec, Canada
M. luteus ATCC 272NANA
P. multocida 01-14-97-2Diseased pigQuebec, Canada
S. hyicus ATCC 11249Pig with epidermitisNA
S. agalactiae ATCC 13813NANA
S. dysgalactiae subsp. dysgalactiae ATCC 27957Infected bovineNA
S. dysgalactiae subsp. dysgalactiae ATCC 9926NANA
S. equi subsp. zooepidemicus ATCC 6580Horse with stranglesUnited States
S. equi subsp. zooepidemicus ATCC 43079Bovine mastitisEngland
S. dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis ATCC 9542NANA
S. bovis ATCC 9809NANA
S. bovis B457CDiseased pig, kidneyNA
S. suis S428 serotype 1Diseased pigEurope
S. suis 2651 serotype 1/2Diseased pigEurope
S. suis 31533 serotype 2Diseased pigFrance
S. suis 89-999 serotype 2Diseased pigQuebec, Canada
S. suis 94-623 serotype 2Healthy carrier pigFrance
S. suis 90-1330 serotype 2Healthy carrier pigCanada
S. suis 94-3037 serotype 2Human; meningitisQuebec, Canada
S. suis S735 serotype 2aDiseased pigThe Netherlands
S. suis mutant 2A serotype 2bS-735Quebec, Canada
S. suis Reims serotype 2HumanFrance
S. suis 166 serotype 2Diseased pigFrance
S. suis 24 serotype 2Diseased pigFrance
S. suis 65 serotype 2Healthy carrier pigEurope
S. suis B268a serotype 2Healthy carrier pigQuebec, Canada
S. suis T15 serotype 2Healthy carrier pigEurope
S. suis TD10 serotype 2Healthy carrier pigUnited Kingdom
S. suis AAH4 serotype 2Diseased pigUnited States
S. suis SS 93 serotype 2Diseased pigFrance
S. suis D 282 serotype 2Diseased pigThe Netherlands
S. suis JL 590 serotype 2Diseased pigMexico
S. suis 17 serotype 2NAThe Netherlands
S. suis 89-5046 serotype 2Diseased pigQuebec, Canada
S. suis 4/3 HI serotype 2Healthy carrier pigQuebec, Canada
S. suis LM 90-559 serotype 2Diseased pigCanada
S. suis EA 0891/90 serotype 2Diseased pigCanada
S. suis 95-8242 serotype 2Diseased pigQuebec, Canada
S. suis 89-4223 serotype 2Healthy carrier pigQuebec, Canada
S. suis 98-3473-5 serotype 2Pig; clinical strainQuebec, Canada
S. suis 98-B575 serotype 2Pig; clinical strainQuebec, Canada
S. suis 90-2741-7 serotype 2Diseased pigQuebec, Canada
S. suis 770 353 serotype 2Human; meningitisThe Netherlands
S. suis 770 297 serotype 2Human; meningitisThe Netherlands
S. suis 96-52466 serotype 2Human; arthritisFrance
S. suis 98-3634 serotype 2Human; endocarditisQuebec, Canada
S. suis 4961 serotype 3Diseased pigEurope
S. suis Amy12C serotype 5Pig; clinical strainQuebec, Canada
S. suis 4B serotype 5Pig; clinical strainQuebec, Canada
  • a ATCC 43765 S. suis serotype 2 reference strain.

  • b S. suis S735 mutant that does not express capsular polysaccharide.

  • c NA, not available.