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Volume 22, Number 4—April 2016

Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup X in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alain Agnememel, Eva Hong, Dario Giorgini, Viginia Nuñez-Samudio1, Ala-Eddine Deghmane, and Muhamed-Kheir TahaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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Table 1

Characteristics of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup X isolates, sub-Saharan Africa and France, 1995–2008*

Isolate Year collected Country Clonal complex Allele lpt3 Reactivity of monoclonal antibody immunotype L3,7, 9
LNP13407 1995 Chad ST-181 45
LNP14354 1996 Niger ST-181 136 +
LNP14355 1996 Niger ST-181 136 +
LNP15075 1997 Burkina Faso ST-181 136 +
LNP14964 1997 Niger ST-181 136 +
LNP19504 2002 France ST-254 1 +
LNP23557 2006 Niger ST-181 45
LNP2006100 2006 Niger ST-181 45
LNP23552 2006 Niger ST-181 45
2005166 2006 Niger ST-181 45
LNP23558 2006 Niger ST-181 45
LNP24287 2007 France ST-750 +
LNP24196 2007 France Unassigned +
2008223B 2008 Burkina Faso ST-181 45
2008112 2008 Benin ST-181 45

*ST, sequence type; –, absent; +, present.

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1Current affiliation: Ministry of Health Panama and Instituto de Ciencias Médicas, Las Tablas, Panama.

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