Table 5

Serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from patients with pneumococcal infections in 11 Asian countries

SerotypeNo. (%) of isolates from country:Total no. (%) of isolates (n = 2,166)
China (n = 624)Hong Kong (n = 196)India (n = 23)Japan (n = 18)South Korea (n = 327)Malaysia (n = 165)Philippines (n = 118)Sri Lanka (n = 19)Taiwan (n = 231)Thailand (n = 212)Vietnam (n = 233)
PCV7329 (52.7)114 (58.2)13 (56.5)8 (44.4)125 (38.2)86 (52.1)19 (16.1)14 (73.7)134 (58.0)121 (57.1)175 (75.1)1,138 (52.5)
    19F202(32.4)41 (20.9)10 (43.5)b54 (16.5)15 (9.1)7 (5.9)5 (26.3)56 (24.2)41 (19.3)79 (33.9)510 (23.5)
    23F45 (7.2)30 (15.3)1 (4.3)2 (11.1)16 (4.9)10 (6.1)2 (1.7)1 (5.3)26 (11.3)37 (17.5)46 (19.7)216 (10.0)
    1447 (7.5)14 (7.1)14 (4.3)26 (15.8)1 (0.8)5 (26.3)20 (8.7)9 (4.2)23 (9.9)159 (7.3)
    6B25 (4.0)23 (11.7)2 (8.7)6 (33.3)14 (4.3)21 (12.7)3 (2.5)3 (15.8)23 (10.0)24 (11.3)14 (6.0)158 (7.3)
    9V3 (0.5)17 (5.2)2 (1.2)2 (1.7)6 (2.6)2 (0.9)9 (3.9)41 (1.9)
    18C6 (1.0)5 (2.6)2 (0.6)10 (6.1)1 (0.8)3 (1.3)5 (2.4)2 (0.9)34 (1.6)
    41 (0.2)1 (0.5)8 (2.4)2 (1.2)3 (2.5)3 (1.4)2 (0.9)20 (0.9)
PCV10338 (54.2)116 (59.2)19 (82.6)8 (44.4)130 (39.8)99 (60.0)51 (43.2)14 (73.7)134 (58.0)124 (58.5)177 (76.0)1,210 (55.9)
    13 (0.5)1 (4.3)2 (0.6)8 (4.8)16 (13.6)1 (0.5)2 (0.9)33 (1.5)
    53 (0.5)3 (13.0)1 (0.3)5 (3.0)13 (11.0)25 (1.2)
    7F3 (0.5)2 (1.0)2 (8.7)2 (0.6)3 (2.5)2 (0.9)14 (0.6)
PCV13485 (77.7)151 (77.0)22 (95.7)14 (77.8)220 (67.3)132 (80.0)67 (56.8)15 (78.9)173 (74.9)159 (70.8)184 (79.0)1,613 (74.5)
    19A94 (15.1)6 (3.1)3 (13.0)2 (11.1)32 (9.8)15 (9.1)2 (1.7)1 (5.3)11 (4.8)11 (5.2)1 (0.4)178 (8.2)
    326 (4.2)24 (12.2)30 (9.2)9 (5.5)13 (11.0)22 (9.5)10 (4.7)134 (6.2)
    6A27 (4.3)5 (2.6)4 (22.2)28 (8.6)9 (5.5)1 (0.8)6 (2.6)5 (2.4)6 (2.6)91 (4.2)
Other139 (22.3)45 (23.0)1 (4.3)4 (22.2)107 (32.7)343 (20.0)51 (43.2)4 (21.1)58 (25.1)62 (29.2)49 (21.0)553 (25.5)
    1530 (4.8)6 (3.1)1 (4.3)21 (6.4)6 (3.6)3 (2.5)1 (5.3)6 (2.6)4 (1.9)4 (1.7)82 (3.8)
    118 (1.3)7 (3.6)18 (5.5)2 (1.2)2 (1.7)2 (10.5)6 (2.6)6 (2.8)15 (6.4)66 (3.0)
    13/2812 (1.9)2 (1.0)2 (11.1)11 (3.4)3 (1.8)3 (2.5)4 (1.7)4 (1.9)2 (0.9)43 (2.0)
    23A3 (0.5)5 (1.5)2 (1.2)1 (0.8)15 (6.5)7 (3.3)3 (1.3)36 (1.7)
    203 (0.5)5 (2.6)2 (0.6)1 (0.6)6 (5.1)4 (1.7)21 (1.0)
    357 (3.6)1 (5.6)4 (1.2)1 (0.6)5 (2.2)1 (0.5)19 (0.9)
    16/36/372 (0.3)1 (0.5)4 (1.2)3 (1.8)3 (2.5)4 (1.9)2 (0.9)19 (0.9)
    106 (1.0)1 (0.3)1 (0.6)3 (1.3)4 (1.9)2 (0.9)17 (0.8)
    175 (0.8)5 (2.6)1 (0.6)2 (1.7)1 (0.5)1 (0.4)15 (0.7)
    6C3 (0.9)3 (1.8)4 (1.7)3 (1.4)1 (0.4)14 (0.6)
    338 (1.3)2 (0.6)1 (0.8)2 (0.9)13 (0.6)
    27/32/412 (0.3)2 (1.0)3 (0.9)4 (1.7)2 (0.9)13 (0.6)
    24/31/404 (0.6)2 (0.6)1 (0.8)4 (1.9)11 (0.5)
    6D9 (2.8)1 (0.4)10 (0.5)
    7C1 (0.5)1 (0.3)2 (1.2)1 (0.8)2 (0.9)1 (0.5)2 (0.9)10 (0.5)
NTc49 (7.9)7 (3.6)17 (5.2)3 (1.8)10 (8.5)1 (5.3)5 (2.2)15 (7.1)11 (4.7)118 (5.4)
Othersa7 (1.1)2 (1.0)1 (5.6)4 (1.2)5 (3.0)18 (15.3)3 (1.3)4 (1.9)2 (0.9)46 (2.1)
  • a Others include serotypes 2, 7B, 8, 9N, 12, 18A, 18B, 18F, 19C, 21/39, 22, and 23B.

  • b —, no isolates.

  • c NT, nontypeable.