TABLE 1.

Comparison of the number of DRUs obtained by HVR-PCR and the pulsotypes (PFGE)

PulsotypeNo. of strains showing no. of DRUs
35789101112Total
A111336816129
B64313
F4217
G2215120
H2613122
I33
J347
K3216
L22
M22
N22
O123
P33
Q112
R112
S22
T22
U112
V123
NCa2181021
Total2117515118564254
  • a NC, strains not clustered by PFGE.