TABLE 1

Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of 46 C. difficile strainsa

StrainRibotypeSTPresence (+) or absence (−) of:Strain response tob:Disease severityc
tcdA and tcdBcdtA and cdtBClindamycinTetracyclineMoxifloxacin
e0156+SSR0
a0256+SSR0
b0956+SSR1
b01271++RSR1
a01271++SSR0
a08271++SSR0
b10271++SSR1
d09271++SSR1
b07271++SSR1
d0253103+SSR0
d01773+SSI0
a127811++SRR1
d102/7555+SSR0
e09001/VPI/77/8746+SSI0
a11001/VPI/77/8748RRR0
b04001/VPI/77/877SRR0
c04001/VPI/77/872+SSS0
a09106/17436+SSR0
a03106/17442+SSR0
c12014/0202+SSR0
d04014/0202+SSR0
d03014/0202+SSR1
d08014/02014+SSR0
b08014/020110+SSR0
b0515/4610+SSI1
c11WU153+SSI0
d12WU2235+RRI0
c03WU228+SSR0
a04WU228+SSS0
a05WU24NAd++SSR1
e04WU258+SSR0
b11WU2641++SSI1
b12WU2610+SSR0
e07WU4067++SSI0
d11WU421++SIR0
c05WU421++SSR0
c08WU421++SSR0
c10WU421++SSR0
e03WU421++SSR0
d05WU421++SSR0
c01WU421++SSR1
e08WU421++SSR1
c09WU421++SSR1
e02WU5454+SRI0
d07WU60NAd++SSR1
a07WU63NAeSSR0
  • a Organized by the ribotypes in alphabetical order.

  • b S, susceptible; R, resistant; I, intermediate resistant.

  • c 0, not severe CDI; 1, severe CDI.

  • d Mutation in sodA gene.

  • e New allele profile.