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Table 1 Results of Random Forest classification and k-mer association

From: Genome-wide association studies of Shigella spp. and Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli isolates demonstrate an absence of genetic markers for prediction of disease severity

CharacteristicRandom ForestK-mer association with Pyseer
OOB error rateNo. of k-mersLowest LRT p-value
MVS severity scale70.1%0NA
De Wit severity scale65.1%170.015
Abdominal cramps52.7%0NA
Abdominal pain40.8%0NA
Blood in stool41.2%0NA
Diarrhea51.6%1560.313
Fever47.7%0NA
Headache46.6%0NA
Mucus in stool43.3%0NA
Nausea53.1%0NA
Vomiting51.6%0NA
Genus15.9%3,036,5071.94E-153