Table 3.

IDs of three typing methods for 178 epidemiologically unrelated strains of H. influenzae

MethodNo. of typesID
Serotyping40.108360
Biotyping80.706405
PFGE typing1650.999047
Serotyping and biotyping130.726274
Serotyping and PFGE typing1660.999111
Biotyping and PFGE typing1650.999047
Serotyping, biotyping, and PFGE typing1660.999111