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Volume 27, Number 4—April 2021

Evolution of Sequence Type 4821 Clonal Complex Hyperinvasive and Quinolone-Resistant Meningococci

Mingliang Chen1Comments to Author , Odile B. Harrison1, Holly B. Bratcher, Zhiyan Bo, Keith A. Jolley, Charlene M.C. Rodrigues, James E. Bray, Qinglan Guo, Xi Zhang, Min ChenComments to Author , and Martin C.J. MaidenComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China (M. Chen, X. Zhang, M. Chen); University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (O.B. Harrison, H.B. Bratcher, Z. Bo, K.A. Jolley, C.M.C. Rodrigues, J.E. Bray, M.C.J. Maiden); Fudan University, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai (Q. Guo)

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Table 1

Specific alleles of antimicrobial resistance genes in 4 sublineages of clonal complex 4821 of Neisseria meningitidis

Sublineage Resistant, allele no. (no. isolates)
gyrA parC penA ponA rpoB
L44.1, n = 50 71 (50) 12 (43) None None None
L44.2, n = 29 None None None None None
L44.3, n = 58 None 275 (41) 9 (35) None None
L44.4, n = 32 294 (11) None None None None

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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