TABLE 3.

Phenotypes of the ΔrelA, ΔrelQ, and ΔrelAQ strains in relation to that of OG1RF (wild-type strain) in disc diffusion and plate titration assays

GenotypeResult of plate test with indicated conditiona
Disc diffusion assayPlate titration assay
3 N HCl5% H2O210% NaClO45°C50°C
ΔrelASSNDNDND
ΔrelQNDNDNDNDND
ΔrelAQNDNDNDNDS
  • a S, sensitive in comparison to OG1RF; ND, no differences in comparison to OG1RF.