Table 2.

Adhesion and motility of independent isolates

Strain% of WT adhesion% of WT speed
RAM3.1181 ± 1447 ± 9
RAM3.2188 ± 2239 ± 4
RAM3.3220 ± 2555 ± 6
RAM3.4205 ± 2237 ± 1
RAM4.1306 ± 2256 ± 11
RAM4.2331 ± 2145 ± 3
RAM4.3264 ± 4346 ± 1
RAM4.4287 ± 6655 ± 1
sepA-0.1160 ± 1469 ± 10
sepA-0.2183 ± 1664 ± 7
  • Adhesion: n = 6 (all SD) (WT.A: 18 ± 3%, WT.B: 21 ± 4%). Random motility: n = 3, 30–40 cells (WT.A:4.8 ± 0.3, WT.B:5.5 ± 0.5 µm/min). ANOVA, post hoc Dunnet’s: all are P < 0.01.