Table 1 Bacterial strains.

From: TDtest: easy detection of bacterial tolerance and persistence in clinical isolates by a modified disk-diffusion assay

StrainRelevant characteristicsSource
W574E. coli clinical strain isolated from a wound infectionThis work
U453E. coli clinical strain isolated from a urine infectionThis work
B340E. cloacae clinical strain isolated from a bloodstream infectionThis work
KLYE. coli K-12 strain with YFP-Cam cassette8
tbl3aHigh tolerance strain, evolved in vitro from KLY under transient antibiotic exposures of 3 hours (vapB(V5E) mutant)8
tbl5aHigh tolerance strain, evolved in vitro from KLY under transient antibiotic exposures of 5 hours (metG(Y620N) mutant)8
MGYMG1655 (seq) with YFP-Cam cassette26
MGHYP1 transduction of high persistence hipA7 mutation from HM2214 (tetracycline selection) into MGYThis work
MGZ1-PSA11E. coli K-12 strain with pSA11 plasmid bearing ampicillin resistance cassette.27