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Table 3 The distribution of serotypes among the pneumococcal isolates in the three day care centres.

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

Serotype Tommila Kuusimäki Salorinne Tommila Kuusimäki Salorinne
  Index children (N, %) All individuals (N, %)
18C 0 0 20 (51.3) 0 0 29 (43.3)
9V 18 (31.6) 0 0 25 (35.7) 0 0
3 12 (21.1) 2 (5.6) 7 (17.9) 14 (20.0) 2 (3.0) 7 (10.4)
19F 0 13 (36.1) 0 1 (1.4) 20 (30.3) 1 (1.5)
15B/C 4 (7.0) 6 (16.7) 4 (10.3) 5 (7.1) 8 (12.1) 8 (11.9)
11A 1 (1.8) 4 (11.1) 4 (10.3) 1 (1.4) 7 (10.6) 8 (11.9)
35F 5 (8.8) 2 (5.6) 0 5 (7.1) 5 (7.6) 1 (1.5)
19A 8 (14.0) 0 0 9 (12.9) 0 0
6B 1 (1.8) 0 0 1 (1.4) 6 (9.1) 1 (1.5)
14 0 2 (5.6) 2 (5.1) 0 5 (7.6) 3 (4.5)
22 0 5 (13.9) 0 0 7 (10.6) 0
Others 8 (14.0) 2 (5.6) 2 (5.1) 9 (12.9) 3 (4.5) 3 (4.5)
Non-typables 0 0 0 0 3 (4.5) 6 (9.0)
Total 57(100%) 36 (100%) 39 (100%) 70 (100%) 66 (100%) 67 (100%)
  1. Distributions are presented separately for the index children and all individuals in the cohort in question.