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Volume 18, Number 10—October 2012

Dispatch

Scarlet Fever Epidemic, Hong Kong, 2011

Emma Y.Y. LukComments to Author , Janice Y.C. Lo, Amy Z.L. Li, Michael C.K. Lau, Terence K.M. Cheung, Alice Y.M. Wong, Monica M.H. Wong, Christine W. Wong, Shuk-kwan Chuang, and Thomas Tsang
Author affiliations: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China

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Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of 26 emm type 12.0 Streptococcus pyogenes strains, Hong Kong, 2011. Toxin profile results are shown as corresponding to the genes speA¸ speB, speC, speF, speH, and ssa. Strain M11–4380386 was from a fatal case. ERY suscep., erythromycin susceptibility result; R, resistant; S, susceptible. Scale bar indicates percent similarity.

Figure 2. . . Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of 26 emm type 12.0 Streptococcus pyogenes strains, Hong Kong, 2011. Toxin profile results are shown as corresponding to the genes speA¸ speB, speC, speF, speH, and ssa. Strain M11–4380386 was from a fatal case. ERY suscep., erythromycin susceptibility result; R, resistant; S, susceptible. Scale bar indicates percent similarity.

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