Table 1.

Y. pseudotuberculosis strains used in the present study

StrainRelevant genotypeReference
YPIIIPlasmid negative 7
YPIII(pIB102)Wild type 8
YPIII(100)Plasmid-negativeinvA 49
YPIII(pIB29) yopH 9
YPIII(pIB522) yopE 46
MYM [YPIII(pIB29MEKA)] yopHMEKypkA 25
MYMpyopH pyopH 39
MYMpyopHC/A pyopHC/A 39