Table 1.

Relevant properties of B. fragilis strains used in this study

StrainRelevant propertiesaReference
638RClinical strain, Rifr 17
IB260638RkatB::tetQTetr 18
IB263638Rhpr 20
IB274638RahpCF::pFD516 Ermr This study
IB276638R ahpF::pFD516 Ermr This study
IB277638RahpCF + ahpCF′::XA Ermr This study
IB278IB263ahpCF + ahpCF′::XA Ermr This study
IB281IB260ahpCF::pFD516 ErmrTetr This study
IB286IB263ahpCF::pFD516 Ermr This study
IB287IB263 katB::tetQTetr This study
IB291IB260ahpCF + ahpCF′::XA Ermr Tetr This study
IB292A2IB281, highly aerotolerant isolate, Ermr Tetr This study
  • a Rifr, rifamicin resistance; Tetr, tetracycline resistance; Ermr, erythromycin resistance.