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Table 2 The proportion of isolates belonging to each serotype according to the status of the individual.

From: Clustering of serotypes in a longitudinal study of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in three day care centres

Serotype Index children (N, %) Siblings (N, %) Adult family members and day care employees (N, %) Total (N, %)
18C 20 (15.2) 8 (22.2) 1 (2.9) 29 (14.3)
9V 18 (13.6) 1 (2.8) 6 (17.1) 25 (12.3)
3 21 (15.9) 1 (2.8) 1 (2.9) 23 (11.3)
19F 13 (9.8) 6 (16.7) 3 (8.6) 22 (10.8)
15B/C 14 (10.6) 5 (13.9) 2 (5.7) 21 (10.3)
11A 9 (6.8) 6 (16.7) 1 (2.9) 16 (7.9)
35F 7 (5.3) 1 (2.8) 3 (8.6) 11 (5.4)
19A 8 (6.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.9) 9 (4.4)
6B 1 (0.8) 5 (13.9) 2 (5.7) 8 (3.9)
14 4 (3.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (11.4) 8 (3.9)
22 5 (3.8) 0 (0.0) 2 (5.7) 7 (3.4)
Others* 12 (9.1) 3 (8.3) 0 (0.0) 15 (7.4)
Non-typables 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 9 (25.7) 9 (4.4)
Total 132 (100%) 36(100%) 35 (100%) 203 (100%)
  1. The isolates originate from the main study ie. from the day care cohorts.
  2. * Other types (total number of isolates): 33 (3), 38 (3), 6A (2), 9N (2), 10 (1), 16 (1), 18B (1), 35B (1) and 7 (1).