Table 1.

Legionella strains used in this study

StrainParent strainImportant trait(s)Reference
CR24LP02 rpsL thyA 5
CR26JV374 rpsL thyA ΔdotB 55
CR39LP01 rpsL 5
CR51LP02 rpsL thyA ΔdotA 14
CR58LP01 rpsL ΔdotA 47
CR157LP01 rpsL ΔicmW 58
CR174CR157 rpsL ΔicmW (pIcmWM45) 58
MM101LP01 rpsL ΔicmX This study
L. pneumophila SG1ATCC 33152Serogroup 1 9
L. pneumophila SG2ATCC 33154Serogroup 2 9
L. pneumophila SG3ATCC 33155Serogroup 3 9
L. bozemanii ATCC 33217 36
L. gratiana ATCC 49413 6
L. micdadei(Pittsburgh)ATCC 33204 42
L. micdadei (Tatlock)ATCC 33218 25