Table 2.

Quantitation of PIA produced using osmotic and ethanol stress

Strain and PIA locationTSBBBLTSBNaClTSBEtOH
1457
 Supernatant32a 256512
 Cell associated256512512
M15
 Supernatant464256
 Cell associated416256
8400
 Supernatant2128128
 Cell associated64256256
8400-M15
 Supernatant2464
 Cell associated22256
  • a Reciprocal titer of PIA determined by coagglutination using a PIA-specific coagglutination assay as described in Materials and Methods.