Table 1

Numbers of types found and D values of individual and combined loci of 191 diverse E. coli isolates

Typing methodNo. of types foundD (95% CI)
Single loci
    adk350.890 (0.869–0.919)
    fumC370.911 (0.887–0.935)
    gyrB370.887 (0.858–0.915)
    icd310.888 (0.865–0.915)
    mdh260.851 (0.810–0.891)
    purA280.839 (0.802–0.877)
    recA290.893 (0.869–0.912)
    fimH680.967 (0.959–0.976)
    fimHTR590.962 (0.953–0.972)
Loci paired with fimH
    adk + fimHTR990.986 (0.982–0.991)
    fumC + fimHTR1020.988 (0.983–0.992)
    gyrB + fimHTR1030.987 (0.983–0.992)
    icd + fimHTR980.987 (0.983–0.992)
    mdh + fimHTR960.986 (0.981–0.990)
    purA + fimHTR950.986 (0.982–0.990)
    recA + fimHTR980.987 (0.983–0.991)
    MLST alone910.951 (0.930–0.972)
    MLST + fimH1260.991 (0.986–0.995)
    MLST + fimHTR1230.990 (0.986–0.995)