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Table 2 Molecular analyses of serogroup C meningococci circulating in Italy from January 2005 through July 2008

From: Serogroup C meningococci in Italy in the era of conjugate menC vaccination

Serogroup/serotype ST/clonal complex porA VR genotypes PFGE patterns penA alleles Total N°
C:2a ST-11/ET-37 5, 2, 36-2; 5-1, 10-8, 36-2; 7-2, 13-1, 36-2; 5, 2-1, 36-2; 5, 10-4, 36-2 A-L A3, A9 49
C:2b ST-8/A4 5, 2, 36-2; 5, 2-1, 36-2 M-N A12 98