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Table 3 Variability of selected VNTRs in 240 S. Enteritidis

From: Multi-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis for outbreak studies of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis

Locus Smallest PCR product size (bp) a Largest PCR product (bp) a No. of alleles Nei's diversity index
SENTR1 332 418 3 0.07
SENTR2 276 511 3 0.07
SENTR3 388 574 3 0.07
SENTR4 113 133 7 0.63
SENTR5 239 326 10 0.65
SENTR6 148 232 11 0.64
SENTR7 116 134 3 0.51
SE-3 307 320 3 0.49
SE-7 635 750 6 0.63
  1. a size determined on a capillary ABI 310 Genetic Analyser