TABLE 1.

Utility of the siaD 5′ exonuclease assays for grouping strains of N. meningitidis that are resistant to serologic grouping

IsolateSourcesiaD PCR result
BCYDesignation
95A10220BloodUnknown
96A7452CSF+Y
97A2159Blood+C
98A1721CSF+Y
98A1723Blood+Y
98A6877Blood+B
98A12181CSF+B
99A6553Blood+Y
00A0225Blood+Y
00A1520CSF+B
00A2205Blood+Y
00A2764CSF+B
00A4849Blood+B
00A8920CSF+B
00A9121Blood+B
00A9349Blood+B
00A9496Blood+B
01A0664CSFUnknown
01A0839BloodUnknown