Table 2.

Number of patterns and genotypes obtained with the 56 isolates of P. aeruginosa from 44 colonized ICU patients

MethodNo. of patternsNo. of genotypesa
RAPD analysis4942
AFLP analysisb 5044
  • a The numbers of “ignored” band differences were as follows: RAPD analysis, 1; PFGE, 6; AFLP analysis, 4.

  • b With primer pairEcoRI+0–MseI+C.