TABLE 2.

Characteristics of six bands excised after interindividual comparisons of fecal RNA-derived TTGE profilesa

BandSubjectTTGE profileBest match% Identity (BlastN)
1UC1RNAEscherichia coli, Escherichia albertii, Escherichia fergusonii, Shigella boydii, Shigella flexneri, Photorhabdus luminescens100
2UC2RNAEscherichia coli, Shigella boydii, Salmonella serovar Typhi, Shigella sonnei99
3UC4RNAEscherichia coli, Escherichia albertii, Escherichia fergusonii, Shigella boydii, Photorhabdus luminescens98
4, 5UC6, UC8RNAEscherichia coli, Shigella boydii, Salmonella serovar Typhi, Shigella sonnei100
6UC9RNAEscherichia coli, Shigella boydii, Salmonella serovar Typhi, Shigella dysenteriae100
  • a All six bands were observed at the same level in the TTGE profile of each of the six subjects.