TABLE 3.

Multilocus sequence typing characteristics of 38 fluoroquinolone-susceptible S. pneumoniae isolates from Hong Kong

Matching cloneaNo. detectedMLST allele no.Multilocus sequence type
aroEgdhgkirecPspixptddl
MDR Spain23F-114442441181
Serotype 3 (susceptible)57152106122180
MDR France/Spain9V/14-13711101681156
England14-9215455189
UK19A/15B-1 (susceptible)281314417414199
SLV of Vietnam isolate210174166117New
Oxford23F-1 (susceptible)11891646311
MDR Taiwan23F-11152942130114242
MDR Taiwan19F-111516191562026236
SLV of Spain23F-1141524411New
2LV of Taiwan8-1115N3416914NNew
No close matches1531419N5New
No close matches115222161417New
No close matches17N9625614New
No close matches155N1618New
No close matches18102162N59New
  • a Abbreviations: MDR, multidrug resistant; SLV, single-locus variant; 2LV, two-locus variant; N, not described in MLST database.