TABLE 6.

Distribution of FCT region loci encoding cell wall-anchored surface proteins among emm pattern-defined strains

emm patternNo. of isolatesNo. (%) of isolates positive
prtF1cpafctAafctBprtF2
A-C2015 (75)5 (25)10 (50)10 (50)10 (50)
D388 (21)35 (92)35 (92)35 (92)35 (92)
E5551 (93)30 (55)38 (69)38 (69)38 (69)
  • a Includes isolates positive for the fctA bridge reaction.