TABLE 1.

Subdivision of spoligotyping clusters by VNTR

Spoligo clustera (no. of isolates)No. of VNTR subtypesVNTR profiles
A (2)255543 75543
B (2)255543 75543
C (2)175553
D (3)263543 75543
E (15)656543 63543 65542
65543 75543 75553
F (6)265543 66543
G (2)254544 55343
  • a Arbitarily labeled clusters.