Table 2.

Percentages of isolates correctly assigned to source groups by using BOX-derived, REP-derived, and BOX-plus-REP PCR DNA fingerprintsa

Data set% of isolates correctly assigned to source groups for E. coli isolates from:
HumansGeeseDucksSheepPigsChickensCows
BOX94.789.580.093.393.8100.0100.0
REP89.552.635.086.750.081.365.0
BOX-plus-REP89.573.780.093.387.5100.0100.0
  • a Based on average similarity data.