TABLE 1.

Relationship between penicillin G MIC determined by E-test and penA gene sequence

No. of isolatesMIC (μg/ml) determined by:No. of isolates possessing:
E-testADPenspenA allelesMosaic penA alleles
70.0230.0370
40.0320.0340
10.0470.0310
60.0640.0651
30.0640.1203
20.0940.0602
130.0940.12013
70.1250.1207