Table 1.

Source and phenotype of clinical isolates

StrainCountryYearSourcePhenotype
Bu41BulgariaUnknownMiddle ear exudateMSB
Sof289Bulgaria1994NasopharynxMSB
Bul23Bulgaria1992NoseMSB
Bul29Bulgaria1992NoseMSB
Bul34Bulgaria1994ConjunctivaMSB
Bul40Bulgaria1993Middle ear exudateMSB
Bul91Bulgaria1995Middle ear exudateMSB
Bul115Bulgaria1995SputumMSB
395Bulgaria1994SputumMSB
398Bulgaria1994NoseMSB
404Bulgaria1994EyeMSB
407Bulgaria1994Middle ear exudateMSB
381Slovakia1994Middle ear exudateMSB
386Slovakia1994NasopharynxMSB
387Slovakia1994NasopharynxMSB
442Poland1994NasopharynxMSB
BM4418Canada1994–1996BloodMSB
E40Tennessee1993BloodML
02J1200New Jersey1996BloodML
117-891Washington1998SputumML