Table 3.

Evaluation of genomovar-specific primers on a collection of genetically diverse B. cepacia complex‚ÄČstrains

PCR primer set specificityNo. of isolates testing positive with each primer setrecA HaeIII RFLP type within positive isolatesNo. of isolates within each RFLP typeNo. of genetically heterogeneous strains within each RFLP type16s rDNA RFLP type (DdeI)
Genomovar I8D532
E332
B. multivorans 20C333
F17163
Genomovar III-A16G1682
Genomovar III-B24H432
I1082
J1072
B. stabilis 22J2242
B. vietnamiensis 13A651
B761
Total1031010366