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
PFGE5244
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.