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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 4

Meningococci isolated during surveillance of acute bacterial meningitis, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, February–April 2003

Sequence type (ST) Phenotype No. cases
ST-11 W135:2a:P1.5,2 28
ST-2859 (ST-5 complex) A:4:P1.9 9
ST-751 X:NT:P1.5 1
ST-192 NG:NT:NST 2

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