Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 29th, 2003
According to recent research from Poland, "Serological studies using SDS-PAGE and immunoblotting revealed that from 5 strains that are ascribed to Citrobacter serogroup O2, 4 strains, PCM 1494, PCM 1495, PCM 1496, and PCM 1507, are reactive with specific antiCitrobacter O2 serum.
"In contrast, strain PCM 1573 did not react with antiCitrobacter O2 serum; hence, does not belong to serogroup O2. The LPS of Citrobacter youngae O2a,1b (strain PCM 1507) was degraded under mild acidic conditions...
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