Table I Summary of recognized differences between GC isolates utilized in this study
CharacteristicFA1090F62MS111291Reference
SourceDGIaUrethraEndocervixUrethra(30)
Serum susceptibilityResistantSensitiveSensitiveIntermediate(30, 57, 107, 108)
Genetic islandAbsentAbsentPresentPresent(109)
Iron utilizationbTbp+, Lf−Tbp+, Lf−Tbp+, Lf+n/a(110)
  • a DGI–Disseminated GC Infection.

  • b Tbp–Transferrin binding protein; Lf–Lactoferrin binding protein; (+) – present; (−) - absent.