TABLE 2.

Discriminatory powers of IS900 RFLP and MIRU-VNTR typing used alone and in combination

Typing methodNo. of different patternsNo. of clustersNo. of clustered isolatesNo. of unique isolatesNo. of isolates in each clusterDI
RFLP2610167162-1310.483
MIRU-VNTR211317582-660.751
RFLP + MIRU-VNTR5118150332-530.855