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Table 1 Genetic diversity, serotypes and colonial opacity of invasive isolates (n = 304)

From: Heterogeneity of pneumococcal phase variants in invasive human infections

Serotype No. of STs a No. of isolates with phenotype Total
   Opaque (O) Transparent (T) Intermediate (I) Mixture  
1 4 45 3 1 1 50
3 5 11 26 7 1 45
4 3 21 1 4 1 27
8 2 8 5 10 4 27
14 8 15 28 10 9 62
12B 4 13 0 2 0 15
19A 6 11 3 3 0 17
23F 3 17 2 2 1 22
7F 1 9 2 7 0 18
9V 5 8 9 3 1 21
Total - b 158 79 49 18 304
  1. aDistinct sequence types (ST) with serotype as determined by multi-locus sequence typing [13].
  2. bSince five STs were found associated with more than one serotype the number of unique STs is 36