TABLE 1.

E. faecalis strains used in this study

StrainDescriptionaReference
V583Serotype C31
FA2-2Serotype C7
MMH594Serotype C18
OG1RFSerotype B25
12030Serotype A14
12107Serotype B14
E-1Serotype NT4
Maekawa type 1Serotype B23
Maekawa type 2Serotype C23
Maekawa type 5Serotype D23
Maekawa type 7Serotype A23
Maekawa type 8Serotype NT23
Maekawa type 11Serotype NT23
Maekawa type 18Serotype D23
LT01FA2-2 ΔcpsFThis study
LT02V583 ΔcpsFThis study
LT03LT01 + pLT10This study
LT04LT02 + pLT10This study
LT05FA2-2 ΔcpsCThis study
LT06V583 ΔcpsCThis study
LT07LT05 + pLT34This study
LT08LT06 + pLT34This study
LT09T-5 + pLT10This study
LT10T-18 + pLT10This study
LT11OG1RF + pLT10This study
LT15V583 ΔcpsDThis study
LT17V583 ΔcpsEThis study
LT19V583 ΔcpsGThis study
LT21V583 ΔcpsHThis study
LT23V583 ΔcpsIThis study
LT25LT15 + pLT25This study
LT27LT17 + pLT32This study
LT29LT19 + pLT33This study
LT31LT21 + pLT14This study
LT33LT23 + pLT35This study
  • a Strains marked “NT” were nontypeable by conventional serotyping methods (16).