Table 4

Simpson’s index of diversity and 95% Confidence intervals (CI95%) ofemmtypes for each PFGE cluster
PFGE clustera No.emmtypes SID [CI95%]
B49 2 0.041 [0–0.118]
C38 2 0.053 [0–0.151]
D36 2 0.056 [0–0.159]
H26 3 0.151 [0–0.336]
I24 3 0.163 [0–0.361]
J16 5 0.533 [0.255-0.812]
L13 5 0.628 [0.353-0.903]
N10 2 0.200 [0–0.504]
Q8 2 0.571 [0.571-0.571]
S6 2 0.333 [0–0.739]

a PFGE clusters A51, E30, F29, G27, K14, M11, O9, P8, and R6 include only one emm type (SID=0).

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