TABLE 1

Bactericidal activities of monocins on a panel of Listeria strains

StrainOther designationSourceSerotypeSensitivity to monocin:Phage A118 plaque formation
M35152 (from Listeria)M35152 (from Bacillus)M35152-A118 (from Bacillus)
15313ATCC1/2aNoNoYesYes
35152ATCC1/2aNoNoYesYes
19111ATCC1/2aYes/noaNoYesYes
DP-L405610403s cured of phageDaniel Portnoy1/2aNoNoYesYes
DP-L38171993 HalifaxDaniel Portnoy1/2aNoNoYesNo
DP-L3633EGDeDaniel Portnoy1/2aNoNoYesNo
DP-L1171Daniel Portnoy1/2bNoNoYesNo
DP-L3293LO28Daniel Portnoy1/2cNoNoYesNo
DP-L188ATCC 19113Daniel Portnoy3NoNoNoNo
23074ATCC4bYesYesNoNo
DP-L185F2397Daniel Portnoy4bYesYesNoNo
DP-L186ScottADaniel Portnoy4bYesYesNoNo
DP-L1173Daniel Portnoy4bYesYesNoNo
DP-L1174Daniel Portnoy4bYesYesNoNo
DP-L1168Daniel Portnoy4bYesYesNoNo
DP-L1169Daniel Portnoy4bYesYesNoNo
33030ATCC (L. innocua)YesYesNoNo
  • a Strain 19111 was originally scored as sensitive, but a reexamination of this result indicated that it may be incorrect (see Discussion).