Table 2.

Reactivity of rabbit antisera in Western blot with the O antigen of LPS from proteinase K-digested whole-cell lysates of clinical and environmental Acinetobacter strains

StrainDNA groupReactivity with the following serum samplea:
K320K322K324K325K351K353
362+
372+
412++
NCTC 78442+
513+
533+
ATCC 190043+
594+
645+
767+
9511+
  • a Reactivity with O antigen is indicated as follows: −, no reaction; +, positive reaction; K320, anti-strain 34 (DNA group 2); K322, anti-strain 57 (DNA group 4); K324, anti-strain 44 (DNA group 3); K325, anti-strain 24 (DNA group 2); K351, anti-strain 9 (DNA group 2); K353, anti-strain ATCC 17906 (DNA group 4).