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Table 5 Ribotypes of non-toxigenic C. diphtheriae (Belarus, 1996–2005)

From: Molecular epidemiology of C. diphtheriaestrains during different phases of the diphtheria epidemic in Belarus

Ribotype/BstE II   1996–2000 period 2001–2005 period
International designation Former designation (London) total strains % total strains %
Sankt-Peterburg D1 1 1.1 - -
Rossija D4 4 4.5 22 30.1
Moskva   44 48.9 8 11.0
Cluj D10 33 36.7 36 49.3
Erlabrunn D15 1 1.1 - -
Schwarzenberg D13 - - 1 1.4
Ras-el-Ma   2 2.2 - -
Thailand D19 1 1.1 - -
Prahova D17 1 1.1 - -
Dagestan D9 1 1.1 - -
Gatchina D5 1 1.1 - -
Close to Pakistan D12/D31 - - 2 2.7
Close to Versailles D44/54/55 1 1.1 - -
Neamt D22 - - 1 1.4
New 9–11   - - 3 4.1
Total   90 100.0 73 100.0