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Table 1 Correlation between generic E. coli MLVA using seven loci (GECM-7) and PFGE using >80% similarity index for the designation of types for typing 116 ESBL-E. coli isolates; 34 isolates (bold) belong to the O25b-ST131 lineage

From: Evaluation of MLVA for epidemiological typing and outbreak detection of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli in Sweden

PFGE-types GECM-7 types
G7 05-07 G7 05-09 G7 05-04 G7 05-05 G7 05-06 G7 05-08 G7 06-14 G7 06-13 G7 06-12 G7 06-10 G7 06-11 G7 06-04 G7 06-07 G7 06-08 G7 06-09 G7 07-02 G7 07-03 Singleton by GECM-7 and cluster by PFGE Total
JB            1 b    2      3
CK              3       3
DA           1 b 1 b         2
GA           1 1 b         2
IA            2 b         2
A            1 b 9 a        10
O            3 b         3
Q           1 b 2 b         3
S            2 b         2
V             4 b        4
BU         3            3
BF      2               2
AR        2             2
AS        1            1 2
B                 3a    3
CB     3                3
CG   2                  2
Non-typeable   1     1            1   3
Singleton by PFGE and cluster by GECM-7 2 1 2 1   1 2 3 2   4 b 1 1 1 2   1 Singleton PFGE and GECM-7 38c Singleton PFGE 62c
Total 2 4 2 4 2 2 5 6 2 3 17 14 4 3 2 3 2 Singleton GECM-7 39 Total 116
  1. aIsolates belonging to a polyclonal outbreak. bIncludes isolates belonging to the H30-Rx subclone (n = 21). cIncludes one isolate non-typeable by PFGE