TABLE 1

NanI-positivea C. perfringens strains used in this study

StrainDescriptionTypeReference
NFS8-6Normal flora isolate from healthy North AmericanA45
F4969Sporadic diarrhea isolate from EuropeA46
CN3685Ovine isolate from animal known to be experiencing diseaseC33
CN5388Pigbel strain from Papua New GuineaC33
CN5383Pigbel strain from Papua New GuineaC33
Bar3Pigbel strain from Papua New GuineaC33
CN3718Animal disease strain previously shown to express sialidasesD21
  • a See references 21 and 22.