Temporal Trends and Molecular Epidemiology of Recently Described Serotype 6C of Streptococcus pneumoniae

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Abstract

We studied the epidemiology of the recently described serotype 6C of Streptococcus pneumoniae among a collection of carriage isolates recovered between 1996 and 2007 in Portugal. Of 4,064 isolates, 106 (2.6%) were of serotype 6C, 17.9% of which were multidrug resistant. The strains were genetically diverse
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Pages (from-to)472-474
JournalJournal Of Clinical Microbiology
Volume47
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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