Table 2

Classification of the 27 environmental L. pneumophila strains according to serogroup (sg), pulsotype (PST) and mip sequence
Class Sg PST mip Environmental isolates Isolate number
1 sg1 PST1 mip1 LAXB8, LAXB12 2 7 Lp1
2 sg1 PST1 mip2 LAXB6 1
3 sg1 PST2 mip2 LAXA21 1
4 sg1 PST2 mip3 LAXB24, LAXB25 2
5 sg1 PST5 mip3 LAXB22 1
6 sg10 PST4 mip2 LAXA22, LAXA23 2 5 Lp10
7 sg10 PST4 mip3 LAXB1, LAXB3, LAXB20 3
8 sg12 PST3 mip2 LAXB2, LAXB4, LAXB5, LAXB7, LAXB9, LAXB13, LAXB14, LAXB15, LAXB16, LAXB17, LAXB18, LAXB19, LAXB21, LAXB23, LAXB10* 15 15 Lp12
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*LAXB10 was positioned into the class 8 according to serotyping and mip sequence.

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Chaabna et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-17

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