Identification of Neisseria meningitidis sequence type 66 in Poland.


Investigation of two cases of invasive meningococcal disease within a single family revealed the presence of isolates of Neisseria meningitidis phenotype C:2b:P1.2,P1.5 belonging to sequence type (ST) 66. The ST66 clone is a single-locus variant of the widely distributed ST8 complex, which has been observed previously in Spain, Belgium, Australia and New… (More)


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@article{Skoczyska2004IdentificationON, title={Identification of Neisseria meningitidis sequence type 66 in Poland.}, author={Anna Skoczyńska and Ryszard Konior and Ewa Sadowy and M Piatkowska-Smietanska and B Lelek and Marek Gniadkowski and Waleria Hryniewicz}, journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases}, year={2004}, volume={10 9}, pages={848-50} }