TABLE 1

MLVA genotyping results for C. burnetii samples collected from vaginal mucus and feces in a French ovine flock between 2010 and 2011

EweaMatrixbSamplingfGenotyping resultc
Panel 1 (Ms01 to Ms36)Panel 2 (Ms23 to Ms34)
Ms01Ms03Ms07Ms12Ms20Ms21Ms22Cox3, Ms26Ms30Ms36Ms23Cox4, Ms24Cox2, Ms27Cox5, Ms28Cox7, Ms31Cox6, Ms33Cox1, Ms34
1dVM114777156NA1269915343994
F547871566−11249914243993
VM847871566−112499NA333993
2dVM147771566−11249915343994
F147871568−11249914244993
VM447771566−11249915343994
VM74787156641249914343994
VM1047871566−11249914333993
VM1347871566−11249914343994
3dVM9NTNTNT4NTNTNTNT12NA9915344994
4dVM5NA7871566−112499NA353994
5dVM147771566−11249915343994
6dVM147771566−11249915343994
7dVM7NTNTNT7NTNTNTNT1249915343994
8dVM6NA7871566−112499NA333993
9VM4947NA71566126999NA43993
10VM1104787156612699NA343993
11VM1NTNTNT7NTNTNTNT1249915444994
12VM647NA71566−112499NA343993
13VM14777156NA−11249915343994
VM3NTNTNT7NTNTNTNTNANA99NA344994
14VM1NA7NA71566−11249915343994
15VM1NA7871566−11249914343994
16VM1478NA1566−1124997343993
17VM1NA7NANA1566−110499NA343993
18VM1NA7NA71546−110499NA353994
19VM1NA7NA71566−112NA99NA343993
20VM147871566−11249914243993
Refe47881566412492746595
  • a Ewes 4, 9, 10, and 20 are primiparous; all others are multiparous.

  • b VM, vaginal mucus; F, feces.

  • c Panels are as described by Arricau-Bouvery et al. (32). −1, deletion; 99, insertion of IS1111 gene; NT, not tested due to low DNA volumes (partial genotypes, only 10 markers tested); NA, not amplified. Ms nomenclature is as described by Arricau-Bouvery et al. (32); Cox nomenclature is as described by Svraka et al. (54).

  • d Aborting female.

  • e Nine Mile RSA 493 reference (Ref) strain.

  • f Sampling period is shown as the week after abortion/parturition.