Table 1

Main characteristics of 16 VNTR loci in 105 B. melitensis isolates

Locus

Repeat size(bp)

No. of alleles

No. of repeats

Nei's DI and 95%CI


bruce06

134

1

1

0.00

bruce08

18

1

5

0.00

bruce11

63

1

3

0.00

bruce12

15

2

12-13

0.07(0.00-0.14)

bruce42

125

2

2-3

0.17(0.08-0.26)

bruce43

12

3

1-3

0.25(0.15-0.36)

bruce45

18

1

3

0.00

bruce55

40

1

2

0.00

bruce18

8

1

4

0.00

bruce19

6

3

20,22-23

0.13(0.04-0.21)

bruce21

8

1

8

0.00

bruce04

8

7

3-9

0.47(0.36-0.58)

bruce07

8

4

3-6

0.16(0.07-0.25)

bruce09

8

6

1,3,6-9

0.13(0.04-0.23)

bruce16

8

8

3-10

0.83(0.81-0.85)

bruce30

8

7

3-9

0.75(0.71-0.79)


Jiang et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:256   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-256

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