TABLE 2.

ATCC reference and laboratory strains of gram-negative bacteria used during the validation process as MβL-negative control strainsa

OrganismStrain no.Practical amplicon Tm
P. aeruginosa PA0186.0
Escherichia coli DH5α87.0
E. coli DH10B86.5
E. coli K-1286.5
E. coli ATCC 2592285.5
Acinetobacter calcoaceticus ATCC 3330585.5
Enterobacter aerogenes ATCC 1304886.5
P. aeruginosa ATCC 2785386.0
Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 70060386.5
Neisseria meningitidis ATCC 1309086.0
Neisseria perflava ATCC 1479986.0
Neisseria lactamica ATCC 4914286.0
Neisseria sicca ATCC 2919386.0
Salmonella serovar TyphimuriumATCC 1402886.0
  • a The 16S rRNA gene was the target gene in each case.