Table 1.

PFGE typing results

Isolate no.Hemolytic patternPFGE pattern
Univ. of IowaaN.C. State Univ.b
1BetaB1A1
2BetaB1A1
3BetaB1A1
4BetaB1A1
5BetaB1A1
6GammaB1A1
7BetaB1A1
8BetaB2A2
9BetaB1A1
10BetaB1A1
11BetaB1A1
12BetaB1A1
13GammaB1A1
14BetaB1A1
15GammaB1A1
  • a Univ. of Iowa, University of Iowa. All isolates had the same digest pattern except isolate 8, which had a minor variation.

  • b N.C. State Univ., North Carolina State University. All isolates had the same digest pattern except isolate 8, which had a minor variation. The colonial morphology and hemolysis of isolates 6, 13, and 15 were different from the rest.