TABLE 1.

Distribution of serotype inclusion in the 23-valent vaccine or in the 7-valent conjugate vaccine and the number of penicillin- and erythromycin-susceptible and-resistant pneumococcal isolates in each serotype

Category and serotypeNo. of isolates (%)Antibiotic sensitivity toa:
PenicillinErythromycin
SIRSIR
Included in the 7- and 23-valent vaccines
    19F29 (20.0)41213128
    6B20 (13.8)569317
    23F10 (6.9)154117
    146 (4.1)3315
    18C2 (1.4)1111
    41 (0.7)11
    9V1 (0.7)11
Included in the 23-valent vaccines only
    324 (16.6)213222
    11A3 (2.1)2121
    15B6 (4.1)516
    19A1 (0.7)11
    Others0
Not included in vaccines
    6A15 (10.3)951114
    23A11 (7.6)101110
    NT6 (4.1)4224
    35B7 (4.8)5225
    15A/C/F1 (0.7)11
    161 (0.7)11
    291 (0.7)11
  • a S, susceptible; I, intermediately susceptible; R, resistant.