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Volume 13, Number 6—June 2007

Research

Molecular Characteristics and Epidemiology of Meningococcal Carriage, Burkina Faso, 2003

Judith E. Mueller*Comments to Author , Lassana Sangaré†, Berthe-Marie Njanpop-Lafourcade*, Zekiba Tarnagda‡, Yves Traoré§, Seydou Yaro¶, Raymond Borrow#, Bradford D. Gessner*, and Pierre Nicolas**
Author affiliations: *Agence de Médecine Préventive, Paris, France; †Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Yalgado Ouédraogo, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; ‡Institut de Recherche en Science de la Santé, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso; §Université de Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; ¶Centre Muraz, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso; #Health Protection Agency, Manchester, United Kingdom; **Institut de Médecine Tropicale du Service de Santé des Arnées, Marseille, France;

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Table 2

Analysis of 21 persons carrying the same meningococcal strain at 5 monthly visits, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, 2003

Person Age, y Visit 1 Visit 2 Visit 3 Visit 4 Visit 5
1 4 W135: ST-2881 W135: ST-2881
2 6 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
3 7 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
4 8 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
5 10 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
6 11 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
7 11 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
8 12 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
9 14 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
10 14 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
11 14 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
12 15 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
13 16 NG:ST-198 NG:ST-198
14 17 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
15 17 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
16 18 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
17 19 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
18 20 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
19 20 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
20 22 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
21 26 W135: ST-11 W135: ST-11

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