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Table 4 Previously reported superantigen genotypes

From: Distribution of superantigens in group A streptococcal isolates from Salvador, Brazil

Genotype speA speC speG speH speI speJ speK speL speM ssa smeZ Othername Countries emm Year
A (n = 1) X   X   X     X   X None    
B (n = 17) X   X         X R Australia 1 2001-2002 [6]
             A Sweden 1 1989 [15]
C (n = 1) X   X    X     X X F Australia 1 2001-2001 [6]
D (n = 7) X   X    X      X D Australia 1 2001-2002 [6]
             C Sweden 1 1988-2001 [15]
             Not Given Norway 1 2006-2007 [16]
             Not Given New Zealand 1 Not given [17]
             Not Given Spain 1 1999-2003 [18]
             I Norway 1 1988-2003 [19]
             Not Given Sweden 1 2006-2007 [20]
E (n = 3) X   X   X       X None    
F (n = 1) X   X   X X      X None    
G (n = 1)    X X X     X   X None    
H (n = 2)   X X X X      X X D China 1 2005-2006 [21]
             D China 12 1993-1994, 2005-2006 [21]
J (n = 19)   X X X X       X H Australia 12 2001-2002 [6]
             S3 Sweden 12 1989-1993 [15]
             Not Given Norway 12 2006-2007 [16]
             Not Given Spain 12 1999-2003 [18]
             VII Norway 12 1988-2003 [19]
             S26 Sweden 66 1989 [15]
K (n = 3)   X X         X None    
M (n = 2)   X X X X     X   X None    
N (n = 8)    X X X       X J Australia 12 2001-2002 [6]
             Not Given Norway 12 2006-2007 [16]
             Not Given Spain 12 1999-2003 [18]
             AC Sweden 66 1988-1990 [15]
O (n = 1) X X X X X       X None    
P (n = 1)    X         X None    
Q (n = 4)   X X   X       X None    
R (n = 1)   X X X X X      X Not Given ATCC 1 Not given [17]
S (n = 1)   X X   X      X X None    
T (n = 1)    X X X X       Not Given New Zealand 12 Not given [17]
U (n = 2)    X X X      X X T Australia 12 2001-2002 [6]
             Not Given Spain 12 1999-2003 [18]
V (n = 1) X   X X X       X None    
  1. Previously published emm 1, 12 and 66 superantigen genotypes were reviewed and compared to our collection. “Genotype” refers to designations given in this paper. “Other name” refers to pattern name given in previously published work. Citations refer to the reference section.