TABLE 4.

Diversity of ribotypes within disease types and their 95% CIs for all 755 strains and the 198 unrelated strains

Disease or statusDataλHGBootstrap 95% CI for λHGλSBootstrap 95% CI for λS
DiphtheriaAll isolates0.6760.625-0.7080.6710.620-0.703
198 unrelated isolates0.7910.664-0.8350.7630.641-0.806
TonsillitisAll isolates0.8160.738-0.8530.8000.723-0.835
198 unrelated isolates0.9580.817-0.9500.8980.766-0.891
CarrierAll isolates0.7900.756-0.8120.7840.751-0.806
198 unrelated isolates0.8180.686-0.8590.7940.666-0.834