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Table 1 Comparison of BURP and eBURST clustering results

From: Based Upon Repeat Pattern (BURP): an algorithm to characterize the long-term evolution of Staphylococcus aureus populations based on spa polymorphisms

spa type MLST ST MLST CC
t004, t015, t028, t029, t031, t033, t038, t040, t043, t049, t050, t061, t065, t069, t073, t077, t080, t095, t102, t116, t123, t124, t130, t141, t142, t157, t161, t204, t230, t247, t266, t277, t330, t331, t333, t340, t350, t361, t370, t371, t424 45 45
t180 53 45
t220 54 45
t295 278 45
t209 109 9
t133 254 239
t412 846 395
t302 625 singletona
t397 842 singleton
t383 1008b singleton
  1. spa types, their corresponding MLST sequence types (ST), and clonal complexes (CC) of spa-CC004 are shown. ano clonal complex was assigned for these singletons by eBURST analysis, bthis ST is preliminary named ST1008 and has the allelic profile 6, 5, 6, 6, 7, 17, 19.