Table 3.

Primers used in this study

PrimerNucleotide sequence
Localization of IS1272
 mA25′-AACGTTGTAACCACCCCAAGA-3′
 iS-45′-ACAATCTGTATTCTCAGGTCGT-3′
ccrgene type
 β25′-ATTGCCTTGATAATAGCCITCT-3′
 α25′-AACCTATATCATCAATCAGTACGT-3′
 α35′-TAAAGGCATCAATGCACAAACACT-3′
 α45′-AGCTCAAAAGCAAGCAATAGAAT-3′
MREP typing
 cR45′-GTTCAAGCCCAGAAGCGATGT-3′
 mR25′-GATAGACTAATTATCTTCATC-3′
 mN165′-ATATTCTAGATCATCAATAGTTG-3′
Amplification of DNA fragments for nucleotide sequences
 NCTC10442
  mE15′-AACTTCACTGTTGACGACTTA-3′
  mE25′-AACAGCATTAAGAGCAGCTGCACAA-3′
 85/2082
  cLt15′-AGAAGCGTATCATAAGTAGCGGA-3′
  cLt25′-ATCTTCTGAAGGATAATTCGCA-3′
  cLt35′-TCCGCTACTTATGATACGCTTCTG-3′
  cLt45′-CAATTGGCATGACACTAAATGGCA-3′
  mN15′-TGGAGAATATGAAGATTACATTCA-3′
  mN25′-TTTTGACGATGAAGGTCTTCA-3′
  mN35′-AGTAACGCAACGGGTATGATTA-3′
  Tn554(171–146)5′-TACGGCTTATTCTCCACTTCTATCCT-3′
  Tn554R5′-AAGCTGTGGCTTTGAAAAGTTGA-3′
  TnpA10165′-TGTGATGTAAATTCTATTCCAGT-3′
  TnpA6365′-TGAGATCAAAGGAAGTTAAGCAAATTATTGATG-3′
  cad15′-TGTAATTGGCGGATATTCACTAT-3′
  mN45′-TAGCAACATAATAGTCATATTTGCT-3′
  mN55′-TTGCTTCGGGACTTACCTCTAGT-3′
  mN65′-ACCTCTAACGTTAACAATATTC-3′
  mN75′-TAATCAATACAAATCTATCGACTTCT-3′
  tetK15′-TTCGATAGGAACAGCAGTATAT-3′
  tetK45′-ATATTACTATACACTCCAGAAGA-3′
  merA15′-AGGCTAAGCAAAATATTTCGGCA-3′
  merA25′-TCTTCACAGCCTGTGCATGTCATGCCT-3′
  merN5′-ACGGATTGCTGTACGCCTCCAGA-3′
  mN85′-ACTCTGTACCTCATCCACAGTTTGA-3′
  mN95′-ACCAGACCGTCCTTTCGATTTAACAA-3′
  mN105′-GACAACATGATTTAGAAGTAGAGGT-3′
  mN115′-ATCGTCCGAGGACTTGTATCGAGTTCTA-3′
  mN125′-TACCATTCTTAGCTCCACCATAT-3′
  mN135′-ACAACTTGCGAATTATGACGA-3′