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Table 3 Phenotype and molecular characterization of various serotype-ST/CC GBS recovered from infected neonates (no. of isolates)

From: Phenotypic and genetic differences among group B Streptococcus recovered from neonates and pregnant women in Shenzhen, China: 8-year study

CPS type-ST/CC Resistance profile ERY and CLI resistance gene TET resistance gene Virulence-related gene Culture-confirmed Infection
III-ST17/CC17 (18) ERYRCLIR (16), TETR (18) ermB (16), mefA/E (2), lnuB (5) tetO (18), tetM (13), tetL (1) hylB (18), lmb (18), scpB (17) SE (16), BA (1), OM (1)
III-ST19/CC19 (4) ERYRCLIR (3), TETR (4) ermB (2), mefA/E (1), lnuB (3) tetO (3), tetM (4), tetL (1) hylB (4), lmb (4), scpB (4) SE (4)
III-ST171/CC17 (1) ERYRCLIR (1), TETR (1) ermB (1) tetO (1), tetM (1) hylB (1), lmb (1), scpB (1) SE (1)
Ib-ST12/CC10 (3) ERYRCLIR (3), TETR (3) ermB (3), lnuB (2) tetO (3), tetM (3) hylB (3), lmb (3), scpB (3), bac (3), bca (2) SE (2), OM (1)
Ib-ST10/CC10 (1) ERYRCLIR (1) ermB (1) none hylB (1), lmb (1), scpB (1), bac (1), bca (1) SE (1)
Ia-ST23/CC23 (1) TETR (1) none tetO (1), tetM (1) hylB (1), lmb (1), scpB (1) SE (1)
V-ST456/CC19 (1) ERYRCLIR (1), TETR (1) ermB (1), mefA/E (1) tetO (1), tetM (1), tetL (1) hylB (1), lmb (1), scpB (1) OM (1)
  1. CPS capsular polysaccharide, ST sequence type, CC clonal complex, R resistant, ERY erythromycin, CLI clindamycin, TET tetracycline, SE sepsis, BA bacteremia, OM omphalitis