TABLE 2

H. pylori diversity indexes at three independent loci with mean and standard deviations calculated in DnaSp

ureIureCmutY
Sequence length (bp)590341460
Individuals (n)807979
Gene diversity0.992 (0.003)0.998 (0.004)0.990 (0.004)
Nucleotide diversity0.041 (0.001)0.050 (0.002)0.068 (0.002)
Segregating sites8971105
Ka/Ks0.045 (0.041)0.050 (0.060)0.078 (0.040)
Minimum recombination (Re)a262337
  • See Rozas and Rozas (1999) for DnaSp.

  • a Four-gamete test (Hudson and Kaplan 1985).