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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010


Contribution of Streptococcus anginosus to Infections Caused by Groups C and G Streptococci, Southern India

Silvana Reißmann, Claudia Friedrichs, Reena Rajkumari, Andreas Itzek, Marcus Fulde, Arne C. Rodloff, Kootallur N. Brahmadathan, Gursharan S. Chhatwal, and D. Patric Nitsche-SchmitzComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany (S. Reißmann, A. Itzek, M. Fulde, G.S. Chhatwal, D.P. Nitsche-Schmitz); University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (C. Friedrichs, A.C. Rodloff); Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India (R. Rajkumari, K.N. Brahmadathan)

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Table 3

emm typing of pathogenic Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis isolates from Vellore, India*

emm type No. strains
stG245 32
stG6792 18
stG643 17
stG6 14
stG653 14
stC1400 12
stGL265 12
stG652 11
stG866 10
stC5345 9
stG485 9
stC74a 9
stC6979 8
stC839 7
stGLP1 7
stGrobn 5
stC922 4
stG211 4
stC2sk 3
stG2574 3
stG4222 3
stG480 3
stG4831 3
stG5420 3
stG7882 3
stG120* 3
emm31 2
stC36 2
stCK401 2
stG166b 2
stG2078 2
stG840 2
stG97 2
stG10 2
stG351* 1
emm23 1
stC1741 1
stC3852 1
stC46 1
stC5344 1
stC6746 1
stC-NSRT2 1
stGM220 1
stMD216 1

*The 5′ sequences of newly identified emm-genes are deposited in GenBank (accession nos. FJ036933, FJ036936, and FJ036937) and in the emm-gene database of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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