TABLE 1.

M serotypes according to submitting region, 1993 to 1999a

SerotypeNo. of specimens from province(s)bTotal no. (%) of specimen
BCALTASASKMANONTQUEMARIT/NFLDYUK/NUN/NWT
M16414122386313283211,257 (26.4)
M12187262424385161465 (9.8)
M28144161223810870426 (8.9)
M357052413376130326 (6.8)
M410327814381140295 (6.2)
M11137871155732230 (4.8)
M89 (PT4245)41467971830149 (3.1)
M6217627428160145 (3.0)
M2811225534100122 (2.6)
M77430313696089 (1.9)
M75130054122072 (1.5)
M22271034232069 (1.4)
M491016532142061 (1.3)
M6121112750037 (0.8)
M589600830026 (0.5)
M3303001800021 (0.4)
M503001070020 (0.4)
M2901510310020 (0.4)
All others725722983151196 (4.1)
M nontypeable30119186339310191734 (15.4)
    Total no. (%)191 (4.0)663 (13.9)104 (2.2)214 (4.5)2,431 (51.1)1,011 (21.2)140 (2.9)6 (0.1)4,760 (100)
  • a All specimens were included.

  • b Abbreviations: BC, British Columbia; ALTA, Alberta; SASK, Saskatchewan; MAN, Manitoba; ONT, Ontario; QUE, Quebec; MARIT/NFLD, Maritime Provinces and Newfoundland; YUK/NUN/NWT, Yukon, Nunavut Region, and Northwest Territories.