TABLE 1.

Isolates used to establish a Bionumerics database of serotype-specific patterns

SerotypeStrainClinical sourcea
1RFH 116, RFH 206BC
3Tz 8810-1, Tz 2604-1b, Tz 2604-1a, Tz 5809.2TS
4Tz 1104-2, Tz 3682-2, Tz 2706-1TS
5Tz 7310-1TS
6ARFH 260, RFH 6BC
Tz 4613-3, Tz 4202-1, Tz 1003-2, Tz 1003-3TS
HPA 6AC
6BTz 5303-2, Tz 7712-2bTS
RFH 200, RFH 221BC
HPA 6BC
7FHPA 7FC
7AHPA 7AC
7BHPA 7BC
7CTz 2514-1, Tz 4711-1, Tz 5310-2TS
8Tz 4603-3TS
9AHPA 9AC
9LHPA 9LC
9NRFH 18, RFH 48, RFH 93BC
9VRFH 78, RFH 98, RFH 120BC
10BHPA 10BC
10CHPA 10CC
11AHPA 11AC
11BHPA 11BC
11 (subtype not known)Tz 1101-2, Tz 3912-1, Tz 1102-1, Tz 5907-1TS
12F/BTz 3407-1, Tz 8103-2TS
13HPA 13TS
14RFH 16, RFH 34, RFH 40BC
15AHPA 15AC
15CHPA 15CC
17FHPA 17FC
18FHPA 18FC
18AHPA 18AC
18B/CTz 8715-1TS
19ARFH 25BC
HPA 19AC
19BHPA 19BC
19FRFH 5, RFH 32BC
Tz 2701-2, Tz 7910-1TS
20Tz 1103-1TS
21HPA 21C
22RFH 33BC
23AHPA 23AC
23FRFH 13, RFH 329, RFH 6, RFH 7BC
24FHPA 24FC
24AHPA 24AC
24BHPA 24BC
25FHPA 25F
25AHPA 25AC
29HPA 29C
32FHPA 32FC
35AHPA 35AC
38HPA 38C
  • a C, control strains from a reference laboratory; TS, carriage isolates from throat swabs; BC, isolates from blood culture.