TABLE 4.

Properties of erythromycin-resistant strains selected for MLST

StrainSourcePFGE patternSerotypeSTAllele
aroEgdhgkirecPspixptddl
290SputumSpain6B-26B905612634
47Bronchial aspiratePoland6B-206B315202811151414
70Cerebrospinal fluidSpain9V-314156711101681
236BloodSpain14-51417154119347
332Pleural fluidEngland14-91491545518
351Bronchial aspirateSweden15A-2515A374a25361217114
78Nose aspirateSweden15A-2519A63253612172114
241SputumSweden15A-2519F2100a25361282114
232Ear aspirateClone19A-O19A202b816191564026
256ConjunctivaClone19A- Z19A27621921762214
247BloodClone19F-C19F875577854
293Aqueous humorClone23A-Y23A42c1899646
205Sinus aspirateSpain23F-123F814424411
249Ear aspirateSpain23F-119A814424411
  • a ST2100 and ST374 are SLV of ST63 of the Sweden15A-25 clone.

  • b ST202 is a DLV of Taiwan19F-14.

  • c ST42 is a DLV of Tennessee23F-4.