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Table 2 Ribotypes and toxinotypes of C. difficile isolates recovered from 50 GeneXpert negative samples

From: False Negative Results in Clostridium difficile Testing

  Toxin PCR
Ribotype Number of isolates A + B+ A-B+ A(Del)B+
001 1 1  
002 3 1 1 1
020 9 6 3
027 5 5  
046 8 6 1 1
056 2 1 1
126 3 2 1
137 4 4  
OVC F 2 2
Z 2 2
Other ribotypesa 11 11
Total 50 41 6 3
  1. aOther ribotypes represented only once in this work include M, 017, 053, 106, S50 and 6 other unique types