Table 4.

Hybridization signatures for clinical strains

SignatureaNo. of positive probesNo. of isolates from:Total no. of strains
Patients with pyelonephritisPatients with cystitisPatients with catheterrelated bacteriuriaFecal sample
111111111111118171036
1111110111110817016
1111101111150319
1111111110143108
1111111111032005
11111101110921317
1111100111110304
1111110110120103
11111100001720103
11111000001610517
1111110000021003
1000011111001203
11111000000510304
00000101100300314
00000001100200404
00000100000110236
0000000000000011112
  • ↵a Signatures (denoting positive [1] or negative [0] hybridization with 11 probes) represented by only one or two strains are as follows: for patients with pyelonephritis, 11111111100, 11111001101, 11110011110, 01111011001, 01111000111, 11110101100, 01110001111, 01001101101, 11101000101, 11110001100, 00000111110, 10000100011, 01010000001, 10000000011, 01110000000, 00000100001; for patients with cystitis, 11111010111, 11111011101, 11111111001, 11111100101, 01111011101, 11111010001, 11111010000, 11111000100, 00000111111, 01110000001, 00000000101, 00000000001; for patients with cathe- ter-associated bacteriuria, 11111100111, 01011011111, 11111101100, 11111101001, 1111100101, 11111101000, 11110001110, 01111100001, 11011010100, 10000101110, 01101000011, 11110000001, 01000101100, 10010000000, 10000000100, 01000100000, 00000010000, 10000000000; fecal samples, 11111100111, 01111101111, 10000101110, 11110100000, 11001000001, 01000010100, 01000010000, 00000001000.