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Table 2 Summary of genetic diversity parameters for spA sequences and concatenate MLST loci from S. aureus strains

From: The recombination dynamics of Staphylococcus aureus inferred from spA gene

  spA MLST
Sequence, n 38 38
Sequence length, L 1575 3186
Haplotypes, h 21 19
Haplotype diversity, Hd (standard deviation) 0.939 0.926
(0.025) (0.022)
Nucleotide diversity, π (standard deviation) 0.0370 0.0110
(0.0044) (0.0043)
Polymorphic sites, S (%) 191 (12.13) 381 (11.96)
θ (from S) (standard deviation) 0.03779 0.02796
(0.01126) (0.00143)
Pairwise differences, k 44.570 35.090
Total number of mutations, η 184 286
Synonymous mutations (%) 133 (72.28) 297 (76.74)
Non-synonymous mutations (%) 51 (27.72) 90 (23.26)
dN/dS 0.1348 0.0970
D (Tajima) −0.40 (p > 0.1) -
D* −1.34 (p > 0.1) -
F* −1.12 (p > 0.1) -
  1. Bold text was used to emphasize the higher value obtained between spA and MLST data