TABLE 1.

P. carinii sp. f. hominis ITS1 and ITS2 sequence types found in 180 sequences cloned from 60 specimens

ITS1 typeNo. (%) of ITS1 sequencesITS2 typeNo. (%) of ITS2 sequences
A2 (1.1)a5 (2.8)
B7 (3.9)b6 (3.3)
C1 (0.6)c7 (3.9)
D2 (1.1)e42 (23.3)
E109 (60.5)f1 (0.6)
F2 (1.1)g48 (26.7)
I1 (0.6)h15 (8.3)
K5 (2.8)i1 (0.6)
N39 (21.7)FR0043 (1.7)
Newa12 (6.7)IT0073 (1.7)
DK0295 (2.8)
DK3231 (0.6)
DK5943 (1.7)
Newa16 (8.9)
Subtypesb24 (13.3)
  • a Sequences with variations from the prototype sequence at five or more positions.

  • b Sequences with variations from the prototype sequence at less than five positions.