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Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011

Research

Lineage and Virulence of Streptococcus suis Serotype 2 Isolates from North America

Nahuel Fittipaldi, Jiangu Xu, Sonia Lacouture, Prasit Tharavichitkul, Makoto Osaki, Tsutomu Sekizaki, Daisuke Takamatsu, and Marcelo GottschalkComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Université de Montréal, St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada (N. Fittipaldi, S. Lacouture, M. Gottschalk); National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (J. Xu); Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand (P. Tharavichitkul); Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council, Tokyo, Japan (M. Osaki); The University of Tokyo, Tokyo (T. Sekizaki); National Institute of Animal Health, Tsukuba, Japan (D. Takamatsu)

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Table 1

STs identified among the Streptococcus suis serotype 2 isolates from North America*

Country No. strains ST1 ST25 ST28
Canada 44 0 26 18
United States 20 3 2 15
Total 64 3 28 33

*ST, sequence type.

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