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Table 2 Serotypes and bacterial load assessed in the comparison set (n = 19 samples of bacteremic patients)

From: Detection and serotyping of pneumococci in community acquired pneumonia patients without culture using blood and urine samples

Copies/ml serum Serotype by Quellung/multiplex PCR Capsular type by CST on serum
22319 4 04-01
16865 3 03-01
15933 19A 19A-01*
10243 19A 19A-01
9803 3 03-03
8260 3 03-01
5954 7 F 07 F-01
5767 8 08-01
5533 7 F 07 F-01
1961 4 04-0*
1852 3 03-0*
1804 3 03-03
670 NT no seq.
656 8 no seq.
155 5 no seq.
123 1 no seq.
122 8 no seq.
101 9 V no seq.
92 7 F no seq.
  1. *Sequence <506 bp.
  2. No seq., no sequence obtained or not possible to determine the serotype.