Phenotypes of wild-type P. aeruginosa strains PA14 and PA01 and their respective isogenic PCN mutants

Strain% PCN productionResulting adult mouse lung infectionaReference(s)
PA14 (wild type)100Lobar pneumonia 2, 9, 15
phzB1 mutant15Mild bronchopneumonia 9
mvfR mutant<10Mild bronchopneumonia 2
PA01 (wild type)100Lobar pneumonia 10
phzM mutant0Mild bronchopneumonia 10
phzS mutant0Alveolitis 10
  • a See the text and the legend to Fig. 1 for a more detailed description of the lung pathology studies.