Table 1

Companion animal bacterial isolates used in this study including Alere array tube hexadecimal codes of veterinary Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates

Animal strain or isolateDescriptionArray tube codeAdditional details on isolates with same array tube code (Cramer and others)
1115Canine testicle/scrotum swab AF92 COPD, USA.
1114Canine neck wound swab 2C12 Water, Germany.
1107Canine bile sample 2422 Novel.
1098Canine vaginal swab B429 Keratitis, UK.
River, Germany.
1095Canine buccal swab AA0A Novel.
1090Canine skin lesion swab 2O22 Novel.
1070Canine neck swab 2D92 Novel.
1055Canine lip fold swab 0812 Found in patients with CF, bacteraemia and ICU, France, Switzerland and Austria.
994Canine right elbow swab 0C12 CF sputum, Germany.
984Canine right ear swab 241A Acute infection, source unknown.
Catheter, Germany.
982Canine urine sample 2FAA CF throat swab, water, Italy and Germany.
978Canine non-healing wound swab 6C12 CF, Italy.
COPD, USA.
970Canine wound swab 0B9A Novel.
969Canine oropharyngeal tube swab 840A Keratitis, Bristol.
897Canine ear swab 848A Novel.
886–1Canine nail pus swab 2B92 Novel.
992Feline oropharyngeal tube stoma swab AF92 COPD, USA.
856Equine abdominal incision swab B420 Sputum, nose and water, Germany.
903Equine urine sample B429 Keratitis, UK and River Germany.
823Canine left ear swab 241A Acute infection, source unknown.
Catheter, Germany.
811Equine nasal swab AA01 Novel.
467 LCanine left ear swab 0002 PAO1 group. CF Germany.
Pneumonia, Switzerland.
467 RCanine right ear swab 0002 PAO1 group. CF Germany.
Pneumonia, Switzerland.
886–2Canine nail pus swab 2B92 Novel.
  • CF, cystic fibrosis; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder; ICU, intensive care unit.