Table 4

Presence of R20291 specific genes in a time course of 19 PCR ribotype 027 strains designated BI-1 to -17

SM unique

630

SM

CD196

1

2

3

4

5

6

6p

6p2

7

8

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17


1419

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

1744

X

1751*

X

X

X

1752*

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

1753*

X

X

1766

X

X

X

X

X

X

1784

X

1788

X

1772

X

X

X

X

1775

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

1779

X


*Phage island. X = PCR positive, blank = PCR negative. 630 = C. difficile 630 sequence strain, SM = R20291 (epidemic 027), CD196 = original, non-epidemic 027, BI-1 to -5 = 'historic' ribotype 027 strains, BI-6 to -17 = 'modern' ribotype 027 strains.

Stabler et al. Genome Biology 2009 10:R102   doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-9-r102

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