TABLE 1.

Distribution of serotypes (or combinations of serotypes) among the 293 isolates consecutively collected from a teaching hospital laboratory in Melbourne, Australia

Serotype or serotype combination (K type[s])No. of isolates
16
24
3/685
112
11/215
11/21/333
132
152
163
179
192
22/232
22/37/464
242
253
264
272
27/465
2812
306
383
475
482
5451
554
572
603
614
64/143
64/14/624
64/623
64/62/612
672
Isolates of individual or combination serotypes     appearing only once eacha34
Nontypeable88
Total293
  • a These K-types (or combinations of K-types) were represented by just one isolate in this series: 3, 10, 31, 41, 44, 49, 51, 53, 56, 59, 69, 71, 80, 81, 82, 16/14/59/64, 11/26/54, 7/11/26/74, 6/27/46, 30/32, 12/29/42, 5/6/7, 5/6/33, 9/36/51, 2/30/60, 2/13, 2/69; 30/69, 13/30, 21/26/33, 42/64, 47/56, 71/72, 61/63/64.