TABLE 1

Percentage of isolates in which BTyper correctly identified the presence/absence of eight virulence genes, MLST, rpoB AT, and panC clade

Data setVirulence gene (%)aMLST ST (%)brpoB AT (%)cpanC clade (%)d
hblAhblChblDnheAnheBnheCcytKentFM
Training (n = 22)
    Assemblies10010010010095.510090.995.5100100100
    PE readse10090.910090.995.595.590.995.5100100100
Validation (n = 24)
    Assemblies91.710095.887.595.810010091.795.8100100
    PE reads91.710091.787.595.810010091.795.8100100
Total (n = 46)
    Assemblies95.710097.893.595.710095.793.597.8100100
    PE readse95.795.795.789.195.797.895.793.597.8100100
  • a Presence/absence of eight virulence genes from previously published WGS data (training set) or PCR (validation set).

  • b Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) results from previously published WGS data (training set) or Sanger sequencing (validation set).

  • c rpoB allelic typing (AT) results from previously published WGS data (training set) or Sanger sequencing (validation set).

  • d panC clade typing results from previously published WGS data.

  • e Illumina paired-end (PE) reads.