TABLE 2.

Summary of invasive N. meningitidis strains used in bactericidal assays

StrainCountry of originYear isolatedPorA classificationEpidemic strain
H44/76Norway1976P1.7,16Yes
CU385Cuba1980P1.19,15Yes
M97-250687United Kingdom1997P1.19,15No
NZ124/98New Zealand1998P1.7,4Yes