TABLE 4

MLVA-16 genotypes for the four B. abortus pure strains phenotypically identified with a biovar distinct from biovars 1 to 6 and 9 in comparison with the reference strains

StrainB. abortus biovar or designationHostYrGenotypea
Panel 1Panel 2APanel 2B
bruce06bruce08bruce11bruce12bruce42bruce43bruce45bruce55bruce18bruce19bruce21bruce04bruce07bruce09bruce16bruce30
5441Bovine1942454122233521835345
86/8/592Bovine1959454122133621834335
Tulya3Human19583541122338208653115
2924Bovine1961454122232621834335
B31965Bovine1959353122223721867333
8706Bovine1959353122233721836333
C689Bovine1958353122223721866333
S191 (vaccine)Bovine1943454122233621835335
S9911957454122233621835346
07-994-2411bKBovine1963242123233522652675
03-4923-239bTBovine2003453122231621867633
99-9971-135bM1Bovine1988453122231621856433
99-9971-159bM2Bovine1993453122231621856433
  • a The 16 investigated loci are organized in agreement with their molecular evolution rate in two panels; panel 1 is useful for species identification, and panel 2 shows a higher discriminatory power (22).

  • b Strain investigated in this study.