TABLE 1.

Properties of the P. aeruginosa strains used for validationa

StrainSTBURST groupAllelic profileSero- typetoxA typeHospital, center, or geographic sourceIsolation siteDate of isolation (mo-yr)
Soil isolate (n = 2)14517, 35, 36, 3, 14, 4, 7NAWellesbourne, UKSoilJan-99
Midlands 1 epidemic11617, 20, 1, 3, 13, 6, 7NANASputum
862311015, 5, 1, 3, 2, 12, 7NA07.06.06 T6NANA
PA009383111, 5, 1, 3, 14, 17, 7PAFolkestone, UKTissue sampleNov-01
PA009282132, 5, 24, 3, 14, 17, 7O11Wycombe, UKBloodNov-01
1353 M10033, 3, 3, 3, 4, 12, 7NAWellesbourne, UKMushroom compost
787412926, 5, 6, 7, 2, 6, 7O307.03.22 T31West Yorkshire, UKNA
791611926, 5, 6, 7, 3, 6, 7O1110.08.10 T13Bristol, UKNA
81842726, 5, 6, 7, 4, 6, 7O1104.08.10 T5Queen Mary's, UKNA
81012726, 5, 6, 7, 4, 6, 7O1110.08.17 T7Stourbridge, UKNA
69542726, 5, 6, 7, 4, 6, 7O404.06.11 T10Glasgow, UKNA
63382726, 5, 6, 7, 4, 6, 7O1202.02.02 T17NANA
45872726, 5, 6, 7, 4, 6, 7O1110.08.09 T14Boston, UKNA
76271126, 5, 6, 7, 4, 6, 3O401.01.01 T1Croydon, UKNA
2359 Canada726, 5, 6, 7, 4, 6, 1NACanadaOil-contaminated aquiferJan-87
828115212, 5, 6, 7, 4, 6, 7NANANA
812212826, 5, 6, 8, 21, 6, 7O103.10.15. T12Mid-Glamorgan, UKNA
579812226, 5, 6, 8, 2, 6, 7NANANA
6563108, 5, 8, 8, 4, 6, 7O301.01.01 T1Blackburn, UKNA
PA0051444, 5, 6, 7, 1, 16, 7O9Luton, UKSputumAug-02
PA00746630, 10, 23, 5, 4, 2, 7O4Dorset, UKBloodMar-02
PA00504325, 5, 17, 5, 4, 15, 7O11Chelsea, UKWound swabSep-02
PA00403319, 5, 15, 3, 4, 12, 7O11Birmingham, UKNANov-02
PA00292519, 5, 12, 7, 4, 10, 7O6Manchester, UKSputumJan-03
Clone C142311, 5, 1, 7, 9, 26, 7NASputum
873517311, 5, 1, 7, 9, 4, 7O101.01.01 T1Birmingham, UKNA
827714311, 5, 1, 7, 9, 8, 7O101.01.01 T1Durham, UKNA
Clone C genotype
P10118117311, 20, 1, 7, 9, 4, 32NANASputum
Clone C genotype
P10119115311, 20, 1, 7, 9, 4, 7NANASputum
PA01009039, 25, 9, 7, 9, 20, 7O1Northampton, UKNASep-01
PA00726428, 4, 22, 7, 9, 10, 7O15Ormskirk, UKUrineApr-02
Melbourne14111, 33, 11, 31, 23, 4, 7NANASputum
PA0105957, 4, 7, 5, 2, 7, 7O6London, UKNAAug-01
PA0049424, 13, 16, 5, 2, 7, 7O11London, UKBronccoalveolar lavage fluidSep-02
PA00756731, 4, 6, 5, 2, 6, 7O11Birmingham, UKNAMar-02
PA00575026, 17, 11, 5, 2, 4, 7O6Newcastle, UKBloodJul-02
Manchester14317, 34, 11, 18, 4, 13, 3NANASputum
PA00443723, 16, 11, 4, 4, 6, 3O7Leeds, UKBloodOct-02
PA0036124420, 8, 5, 4, 4, 4, 3O6Cheshire, UKNADec-02
8756113417, 5, 5, 4, 19, 4, 3O1206.04.00 T4FranceNA
8722111417, 5, 5, 4, 4, 4, 3O1206.04.00 T4Belfast, UKNA
6950102415, 5, 5, 3, 4, 4, 3O1206.04.00 T4Southport, UKNA
PA010897411, 5, 1, 4, 4, 20, 3O1Bristol, UKNAJul-01
PA006153411, 5, 19, 4, 4, 4, 3PABrighton, UKSputumJun-02
1330 M43, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 3NAWellesbourne, UKMushroom compost
81031331, 20, 32, 3, 4, 25, 3O307.08.17 T34St. Mary's, UKNA
727213423, 20, 7, 30, 4, 4, 10O604.08.05 T24Cumbria, UKNA
PA00988822, 4, 17, 7, 4, 13, 7PALondon, UKBloodOct-01
PA00686028, 4, 17, 15, 4, 4, 3O4Nottingham, UKTissue sampleMay-02
84401326, 20, 1, 3, 4, 4, 2O610.08.03 T41Carmarthen, UKNA
PA0094846, 11, 1, 5, 4, 4, 27O4Bristol, UKNANov-01
PA0107966, 5, 1, 11, 17, 7, 2O6Leicester, UKSputumAug-01
PA0020186, 4, 1, 11, 4, 7, 10PAStafford, UKNAFeb-03
73061356, 20, 11, 7, 1, 12, 19606.09.13 T25Queen Elizabeth IINA
811310622, 20, 11, 23, 1, 3, 3O1110.08.09 T4ConquestNA
PA00766832, 20, 24, 3, 1, 17, 15O11Dublin, IrelandBloodMar-02
PA00433611, 15, 11, 3, 1, 14, 15O1York, UKNAOct-02
PA00342815, 10, 11, 3, 2, 7, 12NTLondon, UKBloodDec-02
PA00222015, 5, 11, 3, 1, 7, 11O6Cheshire, UKSputumFeb-03
Liverpool a11411, 20, 11, 3, 4, 23, 1NALiverpool, UKSputum
PA00675911, 4, 11, 11, 4, 12, 20O11London, UKNAMay-02
83641305, 8, 25, 28, 4, 24, 34O301.02.18 T38University College, UKNA
PA0097875, 24, 25, 21, 4, 4, 7O3London, UKBronccoalveolar lavage fluidOct-01
840512743, 30, 31, 26, 4, 24, 32O8Atyp 4 T49Bangor, UKNA
59731316, 5, 11, 29, 11, 15, 1NANANA
87341126, 5, 1, 25, 1, 12, 1O606.03.14 T11Stoke/Trent, UKNA
PA008912536, 1, 28, 1, 1, 7, 1PALondon, UKNADec-01
NCTC 1066211, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1NANANAApr-69
718610317, 5, 12, 22, 14, 22, 29O1104.08.10 T5Truro, UKNA
PA00847617, 21, 12, 5, 1, 17, 1O4London, UKBloodJan-02
PA00242116, 5, 12, 11, 1, 2, 1O3Bedford, UKSkinJan-03
PA002612317, 5, 5, 1, 10, 12, 2O6Sheffield, UKNAJan-03
PA01019117, 5, 5, 1, 1, 21, 1O11Windsor, UKBloodSep-01
PA00544717, 5, 5, 12, 1, 10, 16PALondon, UKSputumAug-02
PA0070622, 5, 5, 16, 3, 1, 19O11London, UKBloodMay-02
PA0062542, 5, 5, 11, 4, 4, 16O11Leeds, UKHospital sinkJun-02
838612111, 5, 7, 27, 1, 7, 33O109.11.10 T40Wexham, UKNA
567087, 5, 7, 3, 7, 1, 6O1110.08.04 T16Scunthorpe, UKNA
PA01029240, 5, 30, 3, 1, 4, 8O9London, UKNASep-01
PA00534654, 5, 16, 3, 1, 17, 13O9Lincoln, UKUrineAug-02
PA00453854, 5, 16, 3, 1, 4, 13O3Wolverhampton, UKBloodOct-02
PA004639518, 5, 5, 3, 1, 6, 13O11Folkestone, UKBloodOct-02
PA003831521, 5, 5, 3, 1, 4, 13O14Ashton under Lyme, UKNANov-02
PA003730515, 12, 5, 3, 1, 4, 13O10London, UKBloodNov-02
PA00908137, 5, 29, 3, 4, 4, 26O6Folkestone, UKNANov-01
831810839, 5, 20, 5, 1, 6, 31O601.01.23 T3Sutton, UKNA
PA00817333, 5, 25, 20, 1, 6, 24O10London, UKBloodJan-02
PA01049424, 5, 3, 5, 16, 6, 28O6Leicester, UKHospital floorAug-01
PA01111265, 27, 5, 13, 1, 13, 4O6Nottingham, UKBloodJul-01
PA0095855, 11, 3, 13, 1, 4, 4O4London, UKBloodOct-01
PA01039322, 5, 11, 13, 1, 15, 4O14Leeds, UKBloodSep-01
PA0066584, 5, 16, 13, 1, 2, 4O4Nottingham, UKNAMay-02
PA0055486, 5, 4, 13, 1, 4, 4PANewcastle on Tyne, UKBloodJul-02
PA00635527, 5, 20, 13, 1, 2, 8O6Bedford, UKBloodJun-02
PA00837517, 5, 26, 13, 1, 17, 25O6Brompton, UKNAJan-02
PA00998913, 8, 5, 13, 1, 7, 25O7Folkestone, UKSputumSep-01
82971613, 8, 9, 3, 1, 9, 9O1110.08.17 T7Ports; mouth, UKNA
838210964, 4, 16, 24, 1, 6, 3O1005.03.05 T2Whippscross, UKNA
820210764, 4, 16, 21, 1, 6, 1O1005.03.05 T2St. Thomas, UKNA
721510464, 4, 16, 3, 1, 6, 30O1105.03.05 T2Bath, UKNA
82371310, 4, 5, 10, 1, 6, 3O1005.03.05 T2St. Bar, UKNA
PA007769728, 4, 3, 3, 1, 6, 11O11Dudley, UKSputumMar-02
PA006961713, 4, 9, 3, 1, 6, 11O15Gloucester, UKSputumMay-02
PA00968638, 4, 3, 3, 15, 15, 3PALondon, UKBloodOct-01
PA00877934, 11, 3, 12, 1, 13, 3O11London, UKStaff hands, intensive careDec-01
PA005649824, 5, 3, 12, 1, 6, 3NTSurrey, UKNAJul-02
1346 M41824, 3, 3, 12, 1, 7, 3NAWellesbourne, UKMushroom compost
PA006557811, 5, 1, 12, 1, 12, 3O12London, UKBloodMay-02
PA006052811, 19, 12, 12, 1, 6, 3O11Wycombe, UKSputumJun-02
PA005245811, 5, 12, 12, 1, 6, 3O9Lincoln, UKSputumAug-02
PA00857717, 22, 12, 12, 1, 18, 3O4Nottingham, UKHospital floorJan-02
PA00736529, 4, 16, 12, 1, 18, 21O10London, UKBloodApr-02
PA0082744, 5, 1, 19, 13, 7, 23O3Wycombe, UKBloodJan-02
PA0080724, 4, 16, 19, 13, 10, 23PAYork, UKSputumFeb-02
PA0047404, 5, 16, 11, 11, 7, 14O7Chelsea, UKWound swabSep-02
PA0041344, 5, 16, 3, 3, 7, 3O9Luton, UKSputumNov-02
PA0078704, 4, 16, 17, 10, 12, 22PALondon, UKSputumFeb-02
719312017, 22, 5, 3, 4, 14, 3O409.08.11 T22Milton Keynes, UKNA
47851017, 22, 5, 3, 3, 14, 19O404.06.11 T10Kings College, UKNA
PA00645613, 17, 5, 14, 3, 6, 19O6Telford, UKWound swabJun-02
842011896, 6, 4, 3, 20, 4, 7O101.13.15 T15Hope, UKNA
5757996, 6, 4, 3, 3, 4, 7O101.01.01 T1Toulouse, FranceNA
743310542, 28, 4, 3, 18, 4, 7O103.10.15 T12Leicester, UKNA
PA01099841, 12, 4, 3, 3, 4, 14O10Cheshire, UKBloodJul-01
PA01109917, 26, 5, 3, 3, 4, 7O11Brighton, UKNAJul-01
PA00797128, 4, 5, 18, 3, 4, 7O11Bristol, UKNAFeb-02
PA00867811, 11, 11, 3, 3, 19, 19PAStoke, UKCatheterDec-01
PA00423522, 14, 17, 3, 3, 6, 7O6Glasgow, UKSputumOct-02
PA0035297, 11, 14, 3, 3, 2, 7O11London, UKBloodDec-02
PA00302616, 8, 1, 3, 3, 13, 3PACheshire, UKNADec-02
PA0025226, 4, 4, 3, 3, 11, 2O4Northampton, UKTissue sampleJan-03
1329 M31, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 2NAWellesbourne, UKMushroom compost1997
PA00595124, 19, 3, 3, 11, 10, 18NTLuton, UKEyeJul-02
PA00888035, 23, 27, 6, 6, 4, 5O1London, UKTracheaDec-01
PA00211914, 9, 10, 6, 6, 10, 5PADudley, UKVaginal swabFeb-03
2351 M65, 4, 5, 6, 6, 5, 5NAWellesbourne, UKMushroom compost
PA0071635, 4, 21, 5, 12, 10, 15O15Ormskirk, UKUrineApr-02
PA0027231018, 4, 5, 5, 5, 4, 4O15Tyne and Wear, UKUrineJan-03
1349 M5104, 3, 5, 5, 5, 4, 4NAWellesbourne, UKMushroom compost
PA00393218, 13, 13, 11, 11, 4, 14O11London, UKVenous lineNov-02
PA00282418, 5, 13, 11, 2, 6, 2PATyne and Wear, UKUrineJan-03
8079129, 7, 2, 9, 8, 7, 8NANANA
1327 M22, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2NAWellesbourne, UKMushroom compost
  • a Symbols and abbreviations: NA, not available; NT, nontypeable; UK, United Kingdom; boldface, epidemic clones.