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Molecular characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 invasive isolates in Colombia.

@article{Duarte2013MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 invasive isolates in Colombia.},
  author={Carolina Duarte and Olga Sanabria and Jaime Moreno},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={
          422-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the genetic relationship between Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 Colombian isolates recovered from invasive disease between 1994 and 2011 and recognized serotype 1 international clones. METHODS A total of 135 S. pneumoniae serotype 1 isolates with epidemiological and antimicrobial susceptibility data (Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, 2012) were studied. The genetic relationship with recognized international clones was established by pulsed-field gel… 

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