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Table 4 Leptospira clusters identified using lfb1 sequence polymorphism.

From: Rapid Leptospira identification by direct sequencing of the diagnostic PCR products in New Caledonia

Clusters Serovars Reference Strains Collection isolates Clinical Samples (number of amplicons) % of PCR-diagnosed human cases (January 2008-February 2010)
L.interrogans 1 Copenhageni/Pyrogenes 5 isolates Human (60) and deer (2) 68.2%
L.interrogans 2 Autumnalis/Australis/Lai no isolate Human (6) 6.8%
L.interrogans 3 Bataviae no isolate Human (3) 3.4%
L.interrogans 4 Canicola/Pomona 5 isolates Human (2) and deer (3) 2.3%
L.interrogans 5 Unidentified serovar 5 isolates Human (10) 11.4%
L.borgpetersenii 1 Castellonis/Sejroe 4 isolates Human (7) and deer (1) 7.9%
L.borgpetersenii 2 Hardjo-bovis 1 isolate Deer (6) 0%