TABLE 4

MG192 sequences of M. genitalium specimens collected from five time points from patient 126

Specimen no.Sampling date (mo/day/yr)No. of variantsaAvg no. of nucleotide changes (±SD)b,cAvg no. of amino acid changes (±SD)b,d
126.010/23/2001434.3 ± 24.312.3 ± 8.5
126.11/15/2002749.5 ± 25.116.8 ± 8.4
126.26/26/2002591.2 ± 12.034.4 ± 4.7
126.39/17/20028103 ± 18.937.7 ± 7.6
126.412/3/2002983.4 ± 25.930.2 ± 10.7
  • a Pearson's correlation coefficient r = 0.77, P = 0.1294.

  • b Relative to the MG192 sequence of the variant 126.0a (GenBank accession no. JX857911), which is the most predominant variant from the first specimen 126.0.

  • c Pearson's correlation coefficient r = 0.88, P = 0.0465.

  • d Pearson's correlation coefficient r = 0.87, P = 0.0547.