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Table 1 The origin, antigenic and phenotypic characteristic of the Salmonella O48 strains used in this study

From: Presumable role of outer membrane proteins of Salmonella containing sialylated lipopolysaccharides serovar Ngozi, sv. Isaszeg and subspecies arizonae in determining susceptibility to human serum

Salmonella enterica subspecies Serotype Group O48 antigen H Source Sialic acid/Kdo ratio (%) in LPSa C activation pathway in human seruma
Salamae Ngozi z10: [1, 5] PCMb 2514 KOSc 1250 239 CP/LP + APf
Arizonae z36: – PCM 2543 CNCTCd Ar 4/50 200 APg
Enterica Isaszeg z10: e, n, x PCM 2550 IPe 886/71 <1 CP/LP/APh
  1. CP classical pathway of complement system (C), LP lectin pathway of C, AP alternative pathway of C.
  2. a[16].
  3. bPCM—Polish Collection of Microorganisms, Ludwik Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland.
  4. cKOS National Salmonella Center, Gdansk, Poland.
  5. dCNCTC Czech National Collection of Type Cultures, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic.
  6. eIP Institute Pasteur, Paris, France.
  7. fParallel activation of the CP/LP pathways and AP in the bactericidal mechanism of C activation.
  8. gActivation of AP.
  9. hIndependent activation of the CP/LP pathways or AP in the bactericidal mechanism of C activation.