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Table 1 Allelic diversity of each MIRU-VNTR locus and their discriminatory power

From: Genetic diversity and molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Minas Gerais State, Brazil

Locus Allelic diversity Allele’s quantity Discriminatory
(h) a   Powerb
Qub 26 0.7789 7 High
Mtub 04 0.7702 6 High
MIRU 26 0.7679 6 High
MIRU 16 0.7422 6 High
Qub 11 0.6975 7 High
MIRU 10 0.6568 6 High
Mtub34 0.5917 5 Moderate
MIRU 23 0.5830 6 Moderate
MIRU 40 0.5791 7 Moderate
MIRU 27 0.5624 4 Moderate
Mtub 39 0.4901 5 Moderate
Mtub 30 0.4462 4 Moderate
Qub 4156 0.4360 4 Moderate
Mtub 21 0.4199 4 Moderate
Mtub 29 0.4154 4 Moderate
MIRU 31 0.4147 6 Moderate
ETRC 0.3482 4 Moderate
ETRA 0.3308 4 Moderate
ETRB 0.3278 2 Moderate
MIRU 39 0.2678 3 Low
MIRU 2 0.1755 2 Low
MIRU 20 0.1755 2 Low
MIRU 4 0.1113 3 Low
MIRU 24 0.0194 2 Low
  1. n = 104 MTb isolates
  2. aCalculated as described by Selander et al. [52]
  3. bDiscriminatory power: high (h > 0.6), moderate (0.3 < h > 0.6) and low (h ≤ 0.3)