Table 3

Stratification of the number of licA gene 5'-CAAT-3' repeats between species and licD alleles

Stratification

Strains (n)

Range

Average ± S.D.


Species

NT H. influenzae

74

5-45

27 ± 10*

H. haemolyticus

46

6-56

15 ± 4

NT H. influenzae licD alleles

licDI

40

6-45

25 ± 9

licDIII

14

5-43

34 ± 11**

licDIV

20

9-42

26 ± 8

H. haemolyticus licD alleles

licDIII

23

6-56

16 ± 13

licDIV

23

6-27

13 ± 6


* P < .0001 using the student's T-test

** P < .05 for each comparison using the student's T-test

McCrea et al. BMC Microbiology 2010 10:286   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-286

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