Table 1

Prevalence of four B. pseudomallei O-antigen types in near-neighbors
Species Total strains tested Known B. pseudomallei O-antigen
Type A Type B Type B2 Rough Type
B. mallei 23 21 0 0 2
B. oklahomensis 4 1 0 0 0
B. thailandensis 12 11 0 1† 0
B. thailandensis-like 5 0 0 4 0
B. cepacia 2 0 0 0 0
B. multivorans 3 0 0 0 0
B. ubonensis 44 0 11 1‡ 0
B. vietnamiensis 1 0 0 0 0
Unidentified Burkholderia spp. 19 0 0 1* 0

Strain 82172, collected from French foal.

‡Strain MSMB108, collected from Northern Australian environment.

*Strain MSMB175, a soil strain collected from Australia. This strain is currently being proposed as a new Burkholderia species.

Stone et al.

Stone et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:250   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-250

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