TABLE 1.

L. pneumophila reference strains used in this study

SubspeciesSerogroupStrainAccession no.
rpoBdotA
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila1ATCC 33152 (Philadelphia-1)AF367748AY036018
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila1ATCC 33153 (Knoxville-1)AY036036AY036019
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila1SF9AY036037AY036020
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila1ATCC 43109 (OLDA)AY036038AY036021
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila2ATCC 33154 (Togus 1)AY036039AY036022
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila3ATCC 33155 (Bloomington 2)AY036040AY036023
L. pneumophila subsp. fraseri4ATCC 33156 (Los Angeles 1)AY036041AY036024
L. pneumophila subsp. fraseri5ATCC 33216 (Dallas 1E)AY036042AY036025
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila6ATCC 33215 (Chicago 2)AY036043AY036026
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila7ATCC 33823 (Chicago 8)AY036044AY036027
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila8ATCC 35096 (Concord 3)AY036045AY036028
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila9ATCC 35289 (International 23)AY036046AY036029
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila10ATCC 43283 (Leiden 1)AY036047AY036030
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila11ATCC 43130 (797-PA-H)AY036048AY036031
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila12ATCC 43290 (570-CO-H)AY036049AY036032
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila13ATCC 43736 (82A3105)AY036050AY036033
L. pneumophila subsp. pneumophila14ATCC 43703 (1169-MN-H)AY036051AY036034
L. pneumophila subsp. fraseri15ATCC 35351 (Lansing 3)AY036052AY036035