Table 1.

Comparison of abilities of isolates of B. cepacia RAPD types to produce siderophores

RAPD typeStrainSourceaAbility to produceb:
SAPyochelinCepabactinOrnibactins
1K56-2Toronto+±+
K55-1Toronto+±+
K61-3Toronto+±
K53-2Toronto+±
R5231Toronto+
R2196Toronto+
K37-3Toronto+
K67-6Toronto+
12106-2Calgary+
7466tyCalgary+
2K63-1Toronto++
K63-2Toronto+++
K63-3Toronto++
10201Calgary++
10285Calgary+++
13858Calgary++
Pc715jCleveland++
3H1724-1Toronto+±+
Pc67bCleveland+±
Pc707gCleveland++
Pc90eeCleveland++
Pc706kCleveland+++
Pc275cCleveland++
Pc535aCleveland+++
cc-7Oklahoma City+++
cc-18Oklahoma City++
3AP120Seattle+++
P107Seattle++
45530pkCalgary+++
34930Calgary++++
34192Calgary+++
7459Calgary+++
10243Calgary±++
P109Seattle++++
4Acc-2Oklahoma City++
cc-8Oklahoma City+
cc-23Oklahoma City+
5cc-9Oklahoma City+++
cc-19Oklahoma City++
cc-21Oklahoma City++
6cc-17Oklahoma City++
cc-22Oklahoma City+
7394gCleveland+
554dCleveland++
43-3Cleveland (blood)++
48-36Cleveland (blood)+
56-31Cleveland (blood)+
69-14Cleveland (blood)+
8Pc22-20Cleveland (plant)±+++
Pc22-22Cleveland (plant)±+++
9P118Seattle++
Pc104Seattle+
10P114Seattle++++
11Pc701jCleveland+++
12Pc102Seattle++
13174Seattle+
14P108Seattle++
15cc-26Oklahoma City++
1612544Calgary++
17Pc105Seattle++
18Pc224cCleveland+++
19Pc22-12Cleveland (plant)+
20Pc22-18Cleveland (plant)+++
21cc-14Oklahoma City++
22P121Seattle++
  • a Respiratory isolates from CF patients unless otherwise indicated.

  • b +, easily detectable within 24 h of growth; ±, detectable at very low concentrations after 40 h of growth; −, not detectable.