TABLE 1

Strain characteristics: panels, sampling institutions, and sampling periods

Sampling institutionaPanelAnalysis periodNo. of strains
SelectedSequenced
BCCM/IHEM (Be)1198198
Marseille (Fr)1224224
Bordeaux (Fr)230 March 2015 to 26 August 2015343103
Nice (Fr)212 March 2015 to 30 September 2015244101
Marseille (Fr)22 February 2015 to 29 May 2015439148
Bruges (Be) (AZ Sint-Jan)28 December 2015 to June 20164736
Brussels (Be) (UZ Brussel)28 October 2015 to June 2016196113
  • a Be, Belgium; Fr, France; UZ Brussel, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel.