Table 1.

Strains and plasmids used in this study

Strain or plasmidDetailsReference or sourcea
Strains
 E2348/69Wild-type EPEC O127:H629
 EDL933Wild-type EHEC O157:H737
 85-170EHEC O157:H7 Δstx45
 86-24Wild-type EHEC O157:H720
 SE941O55:H7 strainCVD diarrheal isolate
 SE796EPEC E2348/69 Δler::kanThis study
 SE1099EHEC 85-170 Δler::kanThis study
 SE1101EHEC 86-24 Δler::kanThis study
 SE860SE796(pCVD456)This study
 SE1104SE796(pSE1100)This study
 SE1110SE796(pSE1092)This study
 SE1140SE1099(pSE1092)This study
 TE2680MC4100recD::Tn1012
Plasmids
 pCVD456pMOB::ler orf2345EPEC31
 pSE1092pACYC184::lerEHECThis study
 pSE1093pBR322::lerEHECThis study
 pSE1100pBR322::lerEPECThis study
 pTHK113hns25
 pJG9oritscat sacBJ. Galen, unpublished data
 pRS551lacZ reporter gene fusion vector41
  • a CVD, Center for Vaccine Development.