Table 2.

spa repeat patterns for CDC collectiona

spatype-repeat codeNo. of strains
42-A2AKBEMBKB1
51-TJMBMDMGKK1
2-TJMBMDMGMK21
21-UJGBBGGJAGJ2
52-UJGBBGGJAGJ3
53-UJGBBIGGJ1
50-UJGFMGGM1
58-XKAKEMEKB1
57-XKBBMBKB7
7-YHGCMBQBLO8
49-YHGGFCBQBLO3
17-ZDMDMNKB2
54-ZFGDMGGM1
Total52
  • a Repeat codes are derived from the organization of individual repeats (random alphabetical code) seen in Fig. 2. There are 13 distinct repeat types for the CDC collection. To make the notation shorter, letter codes ending with 1 have been simplified by removing the number.