TABLE 1.

Francisella tularensis subspecies isolates used in this study

Sample no.Source, collection date (yr), and collection locationaSpeciesSubspecies typeAlternative name
33Squirrel, GeorgiaF. tularensis subsp. tularensisA1SnMF
41Tick, 1935, British Columbia, CanadaF. tularensis subsp. tularensisA1Vavenby
42CanadaF. tularensis subsp. tularensisA1Utter
46Human pleural fluid, 1940, OhioF. tularensis subsp. tularensisA1Fox Downs
54Hare, 1953, NevadaF. tularensis subsp. tularensisA2Nevada
237Human ulcer, 1941, OhioF. tularensis subsp. tularensisA1Schu4
604Foal, 1958, MontanaF. tularensis subsp. tularensisA2BA 8859
35Beaver, 1976, MontanaF. tularensis subsp. holarcticaB423A
124Water, 1990, UkraineF. tularensis subsp. holarctica14588
157Human blood, 1994, SwedenF. tularensissubsp. holarcticaCCUG 33270
200Human skin ulcer, 1998, SwedenF. tularensis subsp. holarctica
24-061Human blood, SwedenF. tularensis subsp. holarctica
24-071Human blood, SwedenF. tularensis subsp. holarctica
2-5512Human skin ulcer, 2003, SwedenF. tularensis subsp. holarctica
2-5738Human skin ulcer, 2003, SwedenF. tularensis subsp. holarctica
3-1840Human blood, SwedenF. tularensis subsp. holarctica
3-3867Human blood, SwedenF. tularensis subsp. holarctica
147Miday gerbil, 1965, KazakhstanF. tularensis subsp. mediasiatica543
148Ticks, 1982, Central Asia (former USSR)F. tularensis subsp. mediasiatica240
149Hare, 1965, Central AsiaF. tularensis subsp. mediasiatica120
U112Human, 1950, Ogden Bay, UtahF. novicidaATCC 15482
  • a Source collection location and year are given if known.