Table 2

Congruence between PCR-ribotyping and MLVAs for grouping analysis of 142 C. difficile isolates

Methodsa

No. partitions

Simpson's ID b

Congruence C

95% CId


Ribotyping

47

0.957

1.000

MLVA40

136

0.999

0.026

(0.185-0.354)

MLVA39

131

0.998

0.081

(0.000-0.172)

MLVA38

114

0.994

0.229

(0.099-0.362)

MLVA37

88

0.979

0.631

(0.487-0.789)

MLVA36

64

0.965

0.892

(0.822-0.969)

MLVA35

53

0.96

0.958

(0.918-1.000)

MLVA34

47

0.959

0.973

(0.932-1.000)

MLVA12

45

0.957

0.989

(0.973-1.000)

MLVA10

45

0.957

0.989

(0.973-1.000)

MLVA8

41

0.949

0.902

(0.823-0.968)


a MLVA40: C6cd, CDR4, CDR49, CDR9, CDR60, CDR48, cd7, cd5, cd6, CDR59, cd25, F3cd, H9cd, cd12, cd22, cd27, cd31, cd10, cd41, cd29, cd23, cd17, cd15, cd30, cd14, cd4, cd42, cd2, cd40, cd9, cd18, cd36, cd33, cd13, cd354, cd24, cd34, cd32, cd21, cd38.

MLVA39: CDR4, CDR49, CDR9, CDR60, CDR48, cd7, cd5, cd6, CDR59, cd25, F3cd, H9cd, cd12, cd22, cd27, cd31, cd10, cd41, cd29, cd23, cd17, cd15, cd30, cd14, cd4, cd42, cd2, cd40, cd9, cd18, cd36, cd33, cd13, cd354, cd24, cd34, cd32, cd21, cd38

MLVA38: CDR49, CDR9, CDR60, CDR48, cd7, cd5, cd6, CDR59, cd25, F3cd, H9cd, cd12, cd22, cd27, cd31, cd10, cd41, cd29, cd23, cd17, cd15, cd30, cd14, cd4, cd42, cd2, cd40, cd9, cd18, cd36, cd33, cd13, cd354, cd24, cd34, cd32, cd21, cd38

MLVA37: CDR9, CDR60, CDR48, cd7, cd5, cd6, CDR59, cd25, F3cd, H9cd, cd12, cd22, cd27, cd31, cd10, cd41, cd29, cd23, cd17, cd15, cd30, cd14, cd4, cd42, cd2, cd40, cd9, cd18, cd36, cd33, cd13, cd354, cd24, cd34, cd32, cd21, cd38

MLVA36: CDR60, CDR48, cd7, cd5, cd6, CDR59, cd25, F3cd, H9cd, cd12, cd22, cd27, cd31, cd10, cd41, cd29, cd23, cd17, cd15, cd30, cd14, cd4, cd42, cd2, cd40, cd9, cd18, cd36, cd33, cd13, cd354, cd24, cd34, cd32, cd21, cd38

MLVA35: CDR48, cd7, cd5, cd6, CDR59, cd25, F3cd, H9cd, cd12, cd22, cd27, cd31, cd10, cd41, cd29, cd23, cd17, cd15, cd30, cd14, cd4, cd42, cd2, cd40, cd9, cd18, cd36, cd33, cd13, cd354, cd24, cd34, cd32, cd21, cd38

MLVA34: cd5, cd6, cd7, cd12, cd22, cd25, cd27, cd31, F3cd, H9cd, CDR59, cd10, cd41, cd29, cd23, cd17, cd15, cd30, cd14, cd4, cd2, cd42, cd40, cd9, cd18, cd36, cd33, cd13, cd35, cd24, cd34, cd32, cd38, cd21.

MLVA12: cd5, cd6, cd7, cd12, cd22, cd23, cd25, cd27, cd31, F3cd, H9cd, CDR59.

MLVA10: cd5, cd6, cd7, cd12, cd22, cd27, cd31, F3cd, H9cd, CDR59.

MLVA8: cd5, cd6, cd7, cd12, cd27, F3cd, H9cd, CDR59.

b Simpson's allelic diversity.

c Adjusted Rand's coefficient.

d 95% CI, 95% confidence interval of ongruence.

Wei et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:217   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-217

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