TABLE 2.

Allelic variation in seven housekeeping genes from VSEF and VREF isolates

LocusSequence length (bp)No. of alleles in the following strainsa:Avg no. of nucleotide differences between alleles (n = 123)
All (n = 123)VSEF (n = 41)VREF
vanA (n = 72)vanB (n = 10)
gdh53012 (9)11 (9)5217.0
purK49212 (9)11 (9)6214.5
pstS58317 (12)14 (11)5217.6
atpA55617 (13)15 (12)9211.0
gyd39511 (6)7 (4)523.0
adk4377 (6)4 (4)422.8
ddl4659 (7)8 (7)526.5
Total no. of alleles85 (62)70 (56)39
Mean allelic diversity0.6 (0.57)0.71 (0.64)0.53
  • a Values in parentheses are the numbers of alleles determined with the exclusion of the genetically divergent isolates (118 and 37 isolates in the all and VSEF isolate groups, respectively).