Table 2

Pneumococcal isolates discussed in the text

Isolatea

Other name(s)

Year

Serotype

Sequence type

Clonal complex

Penicillin susceptibilityb


PMEN1

ATCC 700669

1984

23F

81

81

I

CGSP14

2004-2005

14

15

15

R

14/5

1967

14

15

15

S

PMEN9

ATCC 700676

1993

14

9

15

S

ICE13

1998

14

9

15

S

ICE570

2002

14

9

15

S

PMEN3

ATCC 700671; SP195

1993

9V

156

156/162

I

9A/1

1962

9A

312

156/162

S

9V/5

1991

9V

162

156/162

S

9V/6

1994

9V

162

156/162

S

PMEN2

ATCC 700670

1988

6B

90

90

I

23F/4

1967

23F

7184

Singleton7184

I

PMEN18

ATCC BAA-340

1997

14

67

66

R

CDC3059-06

2005

19A

199

199

I

CDC0288-04

Unknown

12F

220

218

S

USA18

1999

12F

218

218

S

TIGR4

1991

4

205

205

Unk


aPMEN refers to Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network reference strains. bS = MIC ≤ 0.06 μg/ml; I = MIC 0.12 to 1 μg/ml; R = MIC ≥ 2.0 μg/ml; Unk = unknown.

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