Volume 5, Number 2—April 1999
emm Typing and Validation of Provisional M Types for Group A Streptococci1
|Provisional type||ID number||CDC ID number||New emm or M type|
aFor definitions of M and emm designations, see section in text, Designation of M, Provisional M, and emm Sequence Types.
bAbbreviations; UK= United Kingdom, NZ= New Zealand.
1Information in this report was first presented at an International Workshop on Demonstration of emm Typing and Validation of Provisional M types for Group A Streptococci held at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, August 26-28, 1997.
2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Central Public Health Laboratory, London, United Kingdom; The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, USA; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic, National Center for Streptococcus, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Communicable Disease Group, ESR, Porirua, New Zealand.
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