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Table 3 Discriminatory power of genotyping methods

From: Molecular epidemiology of clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates in South Omo, Southern Ethiopia

Typing Method Different patterns (N) (%) Clusters (N) Cluster size (N) Clustered isolates (N) (%) Unique isolates (N) (%) Clustering rate % HGDI
Spoligotyping 66/156 (42.3) 24 2–17 114 (73.1) 42 (26.9) 57.7 0.97
MIRU-VNTR-24 149/155 (96.1) 6 2 12 (7.7) 143 (92.3) 3.9 0.9995
MIRU-VNTR −15 148/155 (95.5) 7 2 14 (9.0) 141 (91.0) 4.5 0.9994
MIRU-VNTR-12 102/155 (65.8) 23 2–8 76 (49.0) 79 (51.0) 34.2 0.9897
Spoligotyping + MIRU-VNTR 155/155 (100) 0 0 0 155 (100) 100 1
  1. HGDI Hunter Gaston Discrimination index