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Volume 8, Number 5—May 2002

Research

Clonal Groupings in Serogroup X Neisseria meningitidis

Sébastien Gagneux*†, Thierry Wirth‡, Abraham Hodgson†, Ingrid Ehrhard§, Giovanna Morelli‡, Paula Kriz¶, Blaise Genton*, Tom Smith*, Fred Binka†, Gerd Pluschke*Comments to Author , and Mark Achtman‡
Author affiliations: *Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland; †Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ministry of Health, Navrongo, Ghana; ‡Max-Planck-Institut für Infektionsbiologie, Berlin, Germany; §University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany; ¶National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic;

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Multilocus sequence typing results of two serogroup X Neisseria meningitidis clonal groupings

ST Allele numbers Country (no. of isolates) Year
AbcZ Adk aroE FumC gdh pdhC Pgm
24 2 5 2 7 15 20 5 Netherlands (1), United States (1) 1986, 1993
750 2 5 2 9 15 20 5 United Kingdom (2), Germany (1) 1998-1999
181 10 3 15 7 5 41 31 Mali (6), Chad (1), Niger (2), Ghana (1) 1970-2000
182 10 3 15 26 5 41 31 Mali (4) 1970
751 10 3 15 7 8 41 6 Burkina Faso (3), Ghana (12) 1996-2000

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