TABLE 4.

Analysis of mucA O antigen for sequential patient 1 isolates

Patient age at time of isolation (mo)Serotype (+/−)O1amuc (+/−)mucA
6+WTWT
9+WTWT
12InsertionWT
12InsertionWT
15WTWT
18WTWT
21InsertionWT
21WTWT
24InsertionWT
24InsertionWT
24Insertion+WT
24WTWT
24InsertionWT
24WT+WT
27InsertionWT
27InsertionWT
27+WT+ΔG430
30+WT+ΔG430
30+WT+ΔG357
30InsertionWT
30InsertionWT
33InsertionWT
33InsertionWT
33+WT+ΔG357
36InsertionWT
36+WT+ΔG430
36+WT+ΔG357
36InsertionWT
36InsertionWT
36InsertionWT
  • a O1-specific PCR products were scored either as wild type (wt) in size or as amplicons with an apparent insertion element (insertion).