Table 1

Strains of Brucella used in this study.

Species

Biovar

Strain

Host

Origin

Reference


B. abortus

1

544

Cattle

England

ATCC* 23448

1

9–941

Cattle

USA

11

2

86/8/59

Cattle

England

ATCC 23449

3

Tulya

Cattle**

Uganda

ATCC 23450

4

292

Cattle

England

ATCC 23451

5

B3196

Cattle

England

ATCC 23452

6

870

Cattle

Africa

ATCC 23453

9

C68

Cattle

England

ATCC 23455

B. canis

RM6/66

Dog

USA

ATCC 23365

B. melitensis

1

16 M

Goat

USA

ATCC 23456

2

63/9

Goat

Turkey

ATCC 23457

3

Ether

Goat**

Italy

ATCC 23458

B. neotomae

5K33

Wood rat

USA

ATCC 23459

B. ovis

63/290

Sheep

Africa

ATCC 25840

B. suis

1

1330

Pig

USA

ATCC 23444

2

Thomsen

Hare

Denmark

ATCC 23445

3

686

Pig**

USA

ATCC 23446

4

40

Reindeer

USSR

ATCC 23447

5

513

Mouse

USSR

***

Brucella spp.

2/94

Seal

Scotland

6

("maris")

1/94

Porpoise

Scotland

6

14/94

Dolphin

Scotland

6


*ATCC, American Type Culture Collection, Beltsville, MD; **Isolate from human; ***Reference strain 513 not deposited in ATCC.

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