TABLE 5.

opa allelic profiles of isolates from individuals in London recently infected with the same straina

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  • a As in Tables 1 to 4. Double-underlined allele numbers indicate alleles which are seen in another ST. Red bold allele numbers contain sequence from an unknown source, presumably as a result of a mixed infection. X, an allele number could not be assigned due to a short stretch of sequence in the 5′ region which could not be determined.

  • b M, male; F, female.

  • c Heterosexual.

  • d Mixed sexual orientation.