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Volume 15, Number 2—February 2009

Research

Bacterial Phenotype Variants in Group B Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome1

Parham Sendi2Comments to Author , Linda Johansson, Samira Dahesh, Nina M. Van Sorge, Jessica Darenberg, Mari Norgren, Jan Sjölin, Victor Nizet, and Anna Norrby-Teglund
Author affiliations: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (P. Sendi, L. Johansson, A. Norrby-Teglund); Basel University Medical Clinic, Liestal, Switzerland (P. Sendi); University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA (S. Dahesh, N.M. Van Sorge, V. Nizet); Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Stockholm (J. Darenberg); Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden (M. Norgren); Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (J. Sjölin)

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Figure 4

Growth curve of group B streptococcal variants, i.e., low hemolytic (LH)/high encapsulation (HC) and high hemolytic (HH)/low encapsulation (LC), in Todd-Hewitt broth plus 1.5% yeast cultured in a separate tube (A) or together in the same tube (B). Graph presented as mean + SD.

Figure 4. Growth curve of group B streptococcal variants, i.e., low hemolytic (LH)/high encapsulation (HC) and high hemolytic (HH)/low encapsulation (LC), in Todd-Hewitt broth plus 1.5% yeast cultured in a separate tube (A) or together in the same tube (B). Graph presented as mean + SD.

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1Part of this work was presented at Lancefield 2008 International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, Porto Heli, Greece, June 22–26, 2008.

2Current affiliation: Clinic for Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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