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Volume 25, Number 4—April 2019

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Streptococcus agalactiae Sequence Type 283 in Farmed Fish, Brazil

Carlos A.G. LealComments to Author , Guilherme A. Queiroz, Felipe L. Pereira, Guilherme C. Tavares, and Henrique C.P. Figueiredo
Author affiliations: Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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Characteristics of Streptococcus agalactiae outbreaks in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), Brazil*

Outbreak Date State No. fish tested Diagnosis (no. fish) Serotype MLST
1
2016 Jul
Piauí
8
S. agalactiae (7)
III
283
2 2017 Mar Pernambuco 21 S. agalactiae (18) III 283




S. agalactiae (3)
Ib
260
3
2017 Mar
Bahia
13
S. agalactiae (12), S. dysgalactiae (1)
III
283
4
2017 May
Ceará
7
S. agalactiae (4)
III
283
5 2017 May Piauí 6 S. agalactiae (2) III 283




S. dysgalactiae (1)


6 2017 Jun Bahia 16 S. agalactiae (16) III 283

*Capsular serotyping and MLST analyses were performed only for S. agalactiae isolates. MLST, multilocus sequence typing.

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