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Volume 14, Number 5—May 2008

Dispatch

Bacteremia Caused by Group G Streptococci, Taiwan

Chun-Hsing Liao*, Liang-Chun Liu†, Yu-Tsung Huang†, Lee-Jeng Teng†, and Po-Ren Hsueh†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; †National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan;

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Table 2

Summary of characteristics of patients with recurrence of group G streptococcus bacteremia, April 1998–August 2004, Taiwan*

Patient no. Age, y/
sex Isolate Date of isolation Underlying disease Clinical diagnosis emm type PFGE pattern
1 67/F A1 2001 May 28 Coronary heart disease, post–coronary artery bypass graft
Cellulitis stG166b
A2 2002 Jul 18 Cellulitis stG166b Identical


A3
2003 Oct 14
Cellulitis
stG166b
Identical
2 33/M B1† 2002 Nov 13 Alcoholic liver cirrhosis, child C
Primary bacteremia STL1929.1


B2†
2002 Oct 15
Primary bacteremia
STL1929.1
Identical
3 47/F C1 1998 May 15 Vulvar cancer after surgery and radiotherapy
Cellulitis stG166b
C2 2002 Jan 18 Cellulitis stG6.1 Related


C3
2002 Dec 19
Cellulitis
stG6.1
Identical
4 49/M D1 2000 May 24 Nasopharyngeal carcinoma after chemotherapy and radiotherapy
Cellulitis stG485


D2
2000 Aug 9
Cellulitis
stG485
Identical
5 28/M E1 1998 Dec 26 von Willebrand disease, type I
Cellulitis stG485


E2
1999 Aug 28
Cellulitis
stG840
Different
6 72/F F1 1998 Aug 24 Cervical cancer after surgery and radiotherapy, diabetes mellitus
Cellulitis stG485
F2 1998 Oct 23 Cellulitis stG485 Identical


F3
1999 Dec 3
Cellulitis
stG840
Different
7 55/F G1 1999 Oct 9 Cervical cancer after surgery and radiotherapy
Cellulitis stG485
G2 2000 Apr 18 Cellulitis stG485 Identical
G3 2001 Sep 24 Cellulitis stG485 Identical


NA
2000 Jul 19
Cellulitis
NA
NA
8 46/M H1 2001 Aug 21 Acute myeloid leukemia (M4)
Primary bacteremia stGLP 1.0


H2
2001 Sep 6
Primary bacteremia
stGLP 1.0
Identical
9 80/F I1 2003 May 5 Cervical cancer with lung metastasis and obstructive uropathy Primary bacteremia stG245.0
I2 2003 Nov 17 Primary bacteremia stG245.0 Identical

*PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; NA, not available.
Streptoccus canis.

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