Table 2.

Mean genetic diversity per locus in B. cereusand B. thuringiensis isolates from humans and dairies

SourceNo. of isolatesNo. of ETsMean no. of allelesDiversitya
IsolatesETs
Periodontitis2091.70.1500.241
Other human infection15142.80.4110.428
Dairies30274.00.5260.534
Total65484.50.4570.508
  • a Genetic diversity for ETs and isolates was calculated as described in Materials and Methods.