Table 4.

Grouping by REP-PCR, the number of isolates per medium in each group, and correspondence with growth temperatures

REP-PCR groupaNo. of isolates grouped inb:Growth at:
NAA 1:1 (n = 22)NAA 1:10 (n = 20)NAA 1:100 (n = 23)NAA 1:1,000 (n = 19)NAA 0 (n = 22)4°C37°C41°C
I (n = 13)3514+
II (n = 2)11+
III (n = 12)3252+
IV (n = 6)6+
V (n = 3)3+
VI (n = 8)116+
VII (n = 7)4111+
VIII (n = 4)4++
IX (n = 10)11422+++c
X (n = 3)111++
XI (n = 4)211+
  • a Only REP-PCR groups with at least two members are given (parenthetically after Roman numeral).

  • b Number of isolates not assigned to an REP-PCR group: NAA 1:1, 8; NAA 1:10, 5; NAA 1:100, 11; NAA 1:1,000, 4; NAA 0, 6.

  • c Two isolates were negative.