TABLE 1.

Shared types designations of the isolates, and geographic distribution

Shared typeaIsolates with shared typeGeographic distributionb
53T2, T3, T4, T12, T13, T14, T16, T17, T18, T19, T32, S26, S27, S28, S29, S33, S35, S36, S37, S38, S39, S40Ubiquitous
281T1, T11, T20, T21AUS, FXX, NLD, PAK, IND, GRC
122T30, S7, S8FXX, ITA, IND, GRC
353T5, T15, T22, T24, T26, S11, S20GBR, AUS, NLD, GRC
137T27, T28, S22Ubiquitous
373S3AUS, FXX, NLD, USA, GRC
50T23, T25, T31, S4, S5Ubiquitous
UniqueT6, T7, T8, T10, T29, S1, S2, S6, S9, S10, S12, S13, S14, S15, S16, S17, S18, S19, S23, S24, S30, S31, S32, S34GRC
  • a Designation of the spoligotype in the World Spoligotype Database (spoIDB3.0).

  • b Ubiquitous, spoligotype present in all seven geographic areas; AUS, Australia; FXX, metropolitan France; GBR, Great Britain; ITA, Italy; NLD, The Netherlands; PAK, Pakistan; IND, India; USA, United States; GRC, Greece.