TABLE 3

Level diversity across all 171 genome-sequenced strains for each of the MLST regions as determined by START

GeneSize of fragment (bp)% GC content% polymorphic sitesdN/dS ratioNo. of alleles
aarF5004437.40.004958
dfp50047.840.80.059961
galR50049.744.80.02870
glnS50048.538.40.022168
hemA50051.339.80.022265
rfaE42954.140.30.01960
speA49048.934.70.023250
Mean488.449.239.50.025661.7