TABLE 1.

Strains used in this study

Species and strainPhenotypeGenotypeParentSource or referenceAliasHosta
B. bronchiseptica
    RB50WTb10Rabbit
    RB53Bvg+bvgS-C3RB5010
    RB53iBvgibvgS-C3, IIRB5011
    RB54BvgΔbvgSRB5010
    Bbr81WT59732Dog
    Bbr77WT59675Human
B. pertussis
    Tohama IWT30Human
    ThSc3Bvg+bvgS-C3Tohama IThis study
    ThdSBvgΔbvgSTohama IThis study
    GMT-1WTGG35Human
    GSc3Bvg+bvgS-C3GMT-1This study
    BPC1.iBvgibvgS-C3, IIGMT-160
    GMTdSBvgΔbvgSGMT-1This study
  • a Host is given only for wild-type strains.

  • b WT, wild type.