Table 3.

Amplification of the VR1s of CA-11.2A, B31, and φBB-1a

Size (bp)Predicted B31 plasmid
CA-11.2AB31-UM
Total DNAPhage DNATotal DNAPhage DNA
3,4263,426cp32-1 or 8
3,3433,343cp32-9 or 4
3,0473,047
2,8192,8281p56
2,5372,537
2,484b 2,484cp32-3b
2,4552,455
  • a Sizes determined by regression using Multi-Analyst software; predictions based on size estimates from ≥3 trials and applicable only to the B31 fragments.

  • b Prediction confirmed by sequencing of VR1.