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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 3

Analysis of 19 persons carrying >1 meningococcal strain at 5 monthly visits, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, 2003

Person Age, y Visit 1 Visit 2 Visit 3 Visit 4 Visit 5
22 4 NG: ST-198 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
23 5 W135: ST-11 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
24 8 W135: ST-2881 NG:ST-4426
25 8 X: ST-751 NG:ST-192 X: ST-751
26 9 NG:ST-192 W135: ST-11
27 11 W135: ST-11 NG:ST-192 W135: ST-2881
28 13 NG: ST-198 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-192
29 14 NG: ST-198 NG:ST-192
30 16 W135: ST-2881 Y:ST-4375
31 18 W135: ST-11 NG:ST-2049 NG: ST-198 NG: ST-198
32 18 NG:ST-11 W135: ST-2881 NG:ST-192
33 18 NG:ST-192 NG: ST-198 NG:ST-192
34 20 NG: ST-198 NG: ST-192 NG: ST-192
35 21 W135: ST-11 NG:ST-192 W135: ST-11
36 22 X: ST-751 NG: ST-198 NG:ST-192 X: ST-751
37 22 X: ST-751 W135: ST-2881
38 23 W135: ST-11 NG:ST-4377 NG:ST-192
39 26 NG:ST-192 NG:ST-4377
40 26 NG: ST-192 NG: ST-4426

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