Table 1.

Bacterial strains used to test the sensitivity and specificity of PCR in identifying V. vulnificus

Species and strain (n) Description and/or sourcea
Vibrio vulnificus
 ATCC 29307
 ATCC27562
 C7184CDC; via J. Oliver, UNCC
 A1402CDC; via J. Oliver, UNCC
 H3308CDC; via J. Oliver, UNCC
 MO6-24/OClinical isolate; J. G. Morris, Jr., UMB
 CVD 752Acapsular mutant of MO6-24/O; J. G. Morris, Jr., UMB
 CNUH (28)Clinical isolates; Chonnam National University Hospital, Korea
 WK (10)Clinical isolates; Wonkwang University Hospital, Korea
Vibrio alginolyticus ATCC 17749
Vibrio cholerae
 ATCC 14033
 ATCC 9458
 KNIHClinical isolate; Korean National Institutes of Health
Vibrio parahaemolyticusATCC 27519
Vibrio fluvialis ATCC33809
Vibrio furnissii ATCC 35016
Vibrio mimicus ATCC 33653
Vibrio damsela ATCC 33539
Vibrio hollisae ATCC 33654
Vibrio harveyi ATCC 14126
Aeromonas hydrophila ATCC 7966
Escherichia coli ATCC 19215
Salmonella paratyphi ATCC 11511
Salmonella typhimurium ATCC 13311
Salmonella enteritidis ATCC 13076
Shigella flexneri ATCC 9403
Shigella sonnei ATCC 9290
Shigella boydii ATCC 8700
Enterobacter cloacae ATCC 13037
Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 13883
Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853
Citrobacter freundii ATCC 6750
  • a CDC, Centers for Disease Control; UNCC, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; UMB, University of Maryland, Baltimore.