TABLE 4.

Percent average nucleotide and aminoacid β-lactamase sequence similarity within and among bla OXY groupsa

Group (no. of strains)Avg % similarity (SD)
blaOXY-1blaOXY-2blaOXY-3blaOXY-4blaOXY-5blaOXY-6
blaOXY-1 (8)99.7 (0.09)/99.4 (0.4)87.2 (2.3)86.2 (5)95.2 (1.7)97.5 (0.5)97.1 (0.5)
blaOXY-2 (8)89.5 (0.4)99.7 (0.1)/99.4 (0.4)84.9 (5.6)86.2 (5)87 (2.9)86.5 (2.6)
blaOXY-3 (1)90.9 (0.2)88.6 (0.5)100 (0)/100 (0)86.3 (0.0)85.1 (6.7)85.6 (5.6)
blaOXY-4 (1)96.8 (0.3)88.3 (0.3)90 (0)100 (0)/100 (0)95.9 (1.7)95.6 (0.1)
blaOXY-5 (5)97.5 (0.3)91.5 (0.3)90.3 (0)97.2 (0.4)99.8 (0.1)/99.7 (0.4)95.8 (1)
blaOXY-6 (7)98.3 (0.3)88.7 (0.3)91.2 (0.3)97.7 (0.2)97 (0.2)99.8 (0.1)/99.7 (0.2)
  • a Above diagonal, nucleotide sequence similarity; below diagonal, amino acid sequence similarity; inside diagonal cells: nucleotide/amino acid sequence similarities.