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Table 2 Diversity of VNTR loci over the course of the study: 2003–2007 for Squibnocket and 2004–2007 for Katama.

From: Metapopulation structure for perpetuation of Francisella tularensis tularensis

  Squibnocket Katama Together
Loci D No. alleles No. repeats D No. alleles No. repeats D No. alleles No. repeats
Ft-M3 (SSTR9) 0.45 5 8–13 0.56 4 16–20 0.58 9 8–20
Ft-M10 (SSTR16) 0.32 7 4–21 0.77 8 9–16 0.48 13 4–21
Ft-M9 0.04 2 4–5 0.09 2 4–5 0.05 2 4–5
Ft-M2 0.78 20 15–38 0.91 11 18–33 0.81 22 15–38
Ft-M3, M10, M9 0.56 16 na 0.83 12 na 0.67 28 na
All 0.88 52 na 0.96 23 na 0.91 75 na
  1. (Ft-M6 and Ft-M8 were omitted because they are invariant)