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Table 1 Main characteristics of 16 VNTR loci in 105 B. melitensis isolates

From: MLVA genotyping of Chinese human Brucella melitensisbiovar 1, 2 and 3 isolates

Locus Repeat size(bp) No. of alleles No. of repeats Nei's DI and 95%CI
bruce06 134 1 1 0.00
bruce08 18 1 5 0.00
bruce11 63 1 3 0.00
bruce12 15 2 12-13 0.07(0.00-0.14)
bruce42 125 2 2-3 0.17(0.08-0.26)
bruce43 12 3 1-3 0.25(0.15-0.36)
bruce45 18 1 3 0.00
bruce55 40 1 2 0.00
bruce18 8 1 4 0.00
bruce19 6 3 20,22-23 0.13(0.04-0.21)
bruce21 8 1 8 0.00
bruce04 8 7 3-9 0.47(0.36-0.58)
bruce07 8 4 3-6 0.16(0.07-0.25)
bruce09 8 6 1,3,6-9 0.13(0.04-0.23)
bruce16 8 8 3-10 0.83(0.81-0.85)
bruce30 8 7 3-9 0.75(0.71-0.79)