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Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011

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Predominance of Cronobacter sakazakii Sequence Type 4 in Neonatal Infections

Susan Joseph and Stephen J. ForsytheComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK

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Table 2

Summary of Cronobacter sakazakii sequence types and source details from study of Cronobacter sakazakii genotypes and disease severity*

ST No. infections Patient details
Clinical signs
Neonate† Infant‡ Child Adult UNK Meningitis Bacteremia NEC Infection Asymptomatic UNK
1 4 2 1 1 2 1 1
3 2 2 2
4 20 10 7 1 2 9 1 2 2 6
8 7 1 6 1 6
12 3 2 1 1 1 1
13 1 1 1
15 1 1 1
18 1 1 1
31 1 1 1
41
1




1




1


Total 41 18 8 3 1 11 12 2 3 5 2 17

*ST, sequence type; UNK, unknown; NEC, necrotizing enterocolitis.
†Age <28 d.
‡Age 28–364 d.

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