Table 3: DNA polymorphism of rrs, hsp65, and sodA genes from clinical N. brasiliensis strains isolated in France.

Nocardia speciesGenes Number of haplotypes
(Hd, S2, SD)
Number of of polymorphic sites

N. brasiliensis
(: 36 clinical strains and 2 reference strains)
rrs (569)16 (0.824, 0.00300, 0.055)16
hsp65 (401)22 (0.927, 0.00087, 0.029)27
sodA (406)14 (0.885, 0.00080, 0.028)29

Resulting fragment size without the primers sequences; Hd: haplotype (gene) diversity, S2: variance of haplotype diversity, and SD: standard deviation of haplotype diversity.