Table 3

Sources of strains with identical flaA, flaB, and vacA gene fragments from four German families

FamilyIdentical strainsUnique strains
1F-C1, M-C2
4M-C1F, C2
  • F, father; M, mother; and C1, C2: children. The data summarizes the sources of pairs of identical strains within families. All alleles differed between strains from different families.