Table 3.

Spoligotyping of the strains and gidB16 polymorphism

Spoligotyping lineageaLAM-specific PCR resultTotal no. of isolatesNo. of isolates with:
16G allele16T allele
H1Non-LAM22
H2Non-LAM11
H3Non-LAM1010
SNon-LAM22
T1Non-LAM44
T1 (T4-CE1 ancestor?)Non-LAM44
T2Non-LAM11
T3Non-LAM22
T5_MAD2Non-LAM55
X1Non-LAM11
X2Non-LAM11
LAM1LAM99
LAM2LAM88
LAM3LAM44
LAM3 and S/convergentNon-LAM11
LAM4LAM33
LAM5LAM1414
LAM6LAM33
LAM9LAM1212
U6 LAM106
4 non-LAM4
No SIT in SpolDB44 LAM94
5 non-LAM5
Total (%)106 (100)63 (60)43 (40)
  • a H, Haarlem; LAM, Latin American-Mediterranean; U, unknown; SIT, shared international type; SpolDB4, Spoligotyping Database 4.