TABLE 1.

F. tularensis strains hybridized to the whole-genome DNA microarray

Strain source informationFSC no.Alternative strain des- ignationNo. (%) of differentially hybridizing probes
F. tularensis subsp. tularensisa
    Tick, 1935, British Columbia, Canada041Vavenby20 (1.2)
    Canada042Utter12 (0.7)
    Human ulcer, 1941, Ohio043Schu2 (0.1)
    Human pleural fluid, 1940, Ohio046Fox17 (1.0)
    Human ulcer, laboratory infection053F. tul AC15 (0.9)
    Hare, 1953, Nevada054Nevada20 (1.2)
    Mite, 1988, Slovakia198SE-219/381 (0.1)
    Mite, 1988, Slovakia199SE-221/3813 (0.8)
    Human lymph node, 1920, Utah230ATCC 622343 (2.6)
    Human ulcer, 1941, Ohio237Schu S40 (0)
F. tularensis subsp. holarctica
    Beaver, 1976, Montana035B423A49 (3.0)
    Tick, 1953, Norway032Norway36 (2.2)
    Hare, 1981, Sweden076SVA T934 (2.1)
    Hare, 1984, Finland080SVA T1349 (3.0)
    Human blood, 1989, Norway08945F242 (2.6)
    Water, 1990, Ukraine1241458823 (1.4)
    Norway rat, 1988, Russia15025031 (1.9)
    Live vaccine strain, Russia155LVS, ATCC 2968428 (1.7)
    Human blood, 1994, Sweden157CCUG 3327037 (2.3)
    Human ulcer, 1998, Sweden20037 (2.3)
    Human, 1958, Japan021Tsuchiya17 (1.0)
    Human, 1950, Japan022Ebina26 (1.6)
    Tick, 1957, Japan075Jama32 (2.0)
F. tularensis subsp. mediasiatica
    Miday gerbil, 1965, Central Asia14754312 (0.7)
    Tick, 1982, Central Asia14824019 (1.2)
    Hare, 1965, Central Asia14912013 (0.8)
F. tularensis subsp. novicida, water, 1950, Utah040ATCC 1548260 (3.7)
  • a Subspecies nomenclature according to Sjöstedt (41).