Test of a Novel Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 6C Type Specific Polyclonal Antiserum (Factor Antiserum 6d) and Characterisation of Serotype 6C Isolates in Denmark

@inproceedings{Lambertsen2010TestOA,
  title={Test of a Novel Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 6C Type Specific Polyclonal Antiserum (Factor Antiserum 6d) and Characterisation of Serotype 6C Isolates in Denmark},
  author={Lotte Munch Lambertsen and Mette Barendorff Kerrn},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND In 2007, Park et al. identified a novel serotype among Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 6 which they named serotype 6C. The aim of this study was to evaluate with the Neufeld test a novel S. pneumoniae serotype 6C type specific polyclonal antiserum. In addition, serotype 6C isolates found in Denmark in 2007 and 2008 as well as eight old original serotype 6A isolates were characterised. METHODS In this study, 181 clinical Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from Denmark 2007 and… CONTINUE READING