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Volume 22, Number 11—November 2016

Serotype IV Sequence Type 468 Group B Streptococcus Neonatal Invasive Disease, Minnesota, USA

Sarah Teatero, Patricia Ferrieri, and Nahuel FittipaldiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (S. Teatero, N. Fittipaldi); University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (P. Ferrieri); University of Toronto, Toronto (N. Fittipaldi)

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Strains of neonatal invasive group B Streptococcus disease used in geneticdiversity study, Minnesota, USA*

Isolate no. Year cultured Culture source Patient age, d SNPs to NGBS572 SRA accession no.
PF-10 2010 Blood 0 766 SRR4101407
PF-17 2007 Blood 2 706 SRR4101408
PF-18 2007 Blood 9 704 SRR4101409

*All isolates were serotype IV (6). SNP, single-nucleotide polymorphism; SRA, Sequence Read Archive.

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