TABLE 1.

Repeat copy numbers at each locus in the MLVA assay for 58 B. suis representative isolates

MarkeraNo. of repeat copies at each locus in the following patternb:
S1S2.1S2.2S32.3S2.4S3S4
bruce042-79222-774
bruce062222222
bruce070-8950-70-1055
bruce085477733
bruce090-81830-215-17109
bruce116888849
bruce12101515991111
bruce160-5222246
bruce180-4645-65-645
bruce210-9999999
bruce303480-80-853
bruce424655533
bruce431111111
bruce455555555
bruce553280-55-622
  • a MLVA markers are defined as described in references 8 and 12.

  • b Patterns are defined as described in the legend to Fig. 1. See text for details.