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Table 1 Percentage core conservation by PCR-ribotype (by probe)

From: Array comparative hybridisation reveals a high degree of similarity between UK and European clinical isolates of hypervirulent Clostridium difficile

PCR-ribotype CD630 Probes present Percentage conservation (%)
001 30127 75.1
002 28559 71.2
003* 34451 86.1
012* 39777 99.2
014 30482 76.0
015* 35122 87.6
017 28012 69.9
020* 36165 90.2
027 17224 43.0
078 19318 48.2
106 16451 41.0
Total 12789/40097 31.8
  1. *indicates only one reference strain tested.