TABLE 6

Distribution of repetitive-sequence PCR types of C. striatum isolates

REP-PCR type (n)aNo. (%) of monomicrobial isolatesBloodBonePleural fluidGraftJointLVADbTissueWoundUnknown
F (44)31 (70)15121043540
D (10)5 (50)120011410
I (6)1 (17)010010400
A (5)3 (60)120000101
H (4)2 (50)130000000
J (4)3 (75)111000100
C (5)4 (80)010130000
K (3)2 (66)010001010
B (1)1 (100)100000000
E (1)0 (0)000000010
G (1)0 (0)000100000
L (1)1 (100)100000000
  • a REP-PCR, repetitive-sequence PCR.

  • b LVAD, left ventricular assist device.