TABLE 3

PNSP serotypes during the PreVac (2009 to 2011) and PostVac-II (2015 to 2017) periods

PNSP serotypePreVac isolatesPostVac-II isolatesp value
No.%No.%
6A0011.40.458
6B86.957.11.000
6C0057.10.007
9V43.400Nca
9A10.9001.000
11A0011.40.376
1432.611.41.000
15A0057.10.007
15B/C0011.40.376
19F9178.420b28.6<0.001
19A21.700Nc
22F0022.90.209
23F10.9001.000
23A0034.30.094
23B0034.30.094
35B0068.60.003
Not determinedc10.9001.000
NESpd54.31724.3<0.001
Total PNSP116100701000.121
Total pneumococcal isolates31436.923030.40.002
  • a Nc, not calculated.

  • b Seven isolates of serotype 19F were detected in the same patient in 2017.

  • c Serotypes other than those included in the multiplex PCR panel of the study.

  • d NESp, nonencapsulated S. pneumoniae.