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Volume 20, Number 5—May 2014

Carriage Rate and Effects of Vaccination after Outbreaks of Serogroup C Meningococcal Disease, Brazil, 2010

Marco Aurelio Palazzi SáfadiComments to Author , Telma Regina Marques Pinto Carvalhanas, Ana Paula de Lemos, Maria Cecilia Outeiro Gorla, Maristela Salgado, Lucila O. Fukasawa, Maria Gisele Gonçalves, Fabio Higa, Maria Cristina Cunto Brandileone, Claudio Tavares Sacchi, Ana Freitas Ribeiro, Helena Keico Sato, Lucia Ferro Bricks, and José Cassio de Moraes
Author affiliations: Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa, São Paulo, Brazil (M.A.P. Sáfadi, J.C. de Moraes); Centro de Vigilância Epidemiológica Alexandre Vranjac, São Paulo (T.R.M.P. Carvalhanas, A.F. Ribeiro, H.K. Sato); Instituto Adolfo Lutz, São Paulo (A.P. de Lemos, M.C.O. Gorla, M. Salgado, M.G. Gonçalves, L.O. Fukasawa, F. Higa, M.C.C. Brandileone, C.T. Sacchi); Sanofi Pasteur Vaccines, São Paulo (L.F. Bricks)

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Table 2

Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of Neisseria meningitidis strains isolated from nasopharyngeal samples of workers at 2 oil refineries, São Paulo, Brazil, 2010*

Refinery, N. meningitidis serogroup, worker’s age, y Serotype:serosubtype ST Clonal complex
20 4,7:NST 9858
29 19,1:P1.14 6481 ST213 complex
19 17:P1.5 8035 ST41/44 complex/Lineage 3
26 23:P1.14–6 3780 ST103 complex
28 23:P1.14–6 8730 NA
21 23:P1.14–6 8730 NA
22 23:P1.14–6 8730 NA
20 23:P1.14–6 8730 NA
21 2b:P1.2 11 ST11 complex/ET-37 complex
27 2b:P1.5,2 11 ST11 complex/ET-37 complex
24 2b:P1.5,2 11 ST11 complex/ET-37 complex
23 2a:P1.5,2 11 ST11 complex/ET-37 complex
26 17,7:P1.5 6525 NA
26 19,1:NST 1869 ST461 complex
19 4,7:P1.19,15 7594 ST32 complex/ET-5 complex
28 4,7:P1.19,15 7594 ST32 complex/ET-5 complex
25 23:P1.14–6 3780 ST103 complex
21 23:P1.14–6 3780 ST103 complex
25 23:NST 3780 ST103 complex
28 23:P1.5 3779 ST103 complex
23 4,7:P1.19,15 3773 ST32 complex/ET-5 complex
28 23:P1.14–6 3780 ST103 complex
25 23:P1.14–6 8730 NA
23 23:P1.14–6 3780 ST103 complex
26 2b:P1.2 11 ST11 complex/ET-37 complex
19 19,7:P1.5 6525 NA

*NST, not serosubtypeable; ST, sequence type; NA, assigned without clonal complex.

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