Table 2

Genotypic Analysis of the Number of CAAT Repeats (n) in licA in Nontypable H. influenzae (NTHI) in Human Respiratory Tract Secretions*

Genotype (n =)NTHI pneumonia‡Predicted phenotype ChoP+/ChoPCorresponding initiation codon(s)
 6no+γ
24no+γ
24no+γ
24no+γ
18no+γ
25yes+α/β
30yes+γ
33no+γ
20yesnone
18yes+γ
21yes+γ
18no+γ
18no+γ
18no+γ
  • *  The relationship between genotype, predicted phenotype, and the designation of corresponding initiation codons is described in Fig. 6.  

  •  Clinical criteria for NTHI pneumonia are described in methods section.