TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainSerotypeReference(s)
NewmanCP552
Newman ΔicaCP5This study
Newman Δica complementedCP5This study
MN8CP833
MN8 ΔicaCP827
MN8 Δica complementedCP8This study
ALC1342 (ΔsarA donor)Nontypeable7
MN8 ΔsarACP8This study
10833NontypeableATCC 25904
10833 ΔicaNontypeable8, 27
10833 Δica complementedNontypeableThis study
10833 ΔsarANontypeableThis study