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Table 4 Presence of R20291 specific genes in a time course of 19 PCR ribotype 027 strains designated BI-1 to -17

From: Comparative genome and phenotypic analysis of Clostridium difficile 027 strains provides insight into the evolution of a hypervirulent bacterium

SM unique 630 SM CD196 1 2 3 4 5 6 6p 6p2 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
1419   X   X X    X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
1744   X                    
1751*   X             X       X  
1752*   X             X X X X   X X  
1753*   X             X        
1766   X         X    X    X     X X
1784   X                    
1788   X                    
1772   X         X       X     X  
1775   X         X    X    X X X   X X
1779   X                    
  1. *Phage island. X = PCR positive, blank = PCR negative. 630 = C. difficile 630 sequence strain, SM = R20291 (epidemic 027), CD196 = original, non-epidemic 027, BI-1 to -5 = 'historic' ribotype 027 strains, BI-6 to -17 = 'modern' ribotype 027 strains.