Typing of pneumococci by using 12 pooled antisera.

  title={Typing of pneumococci by using 12 pooled antisera.},
  author={Uffe B. Skov S\orensen},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={31 8},
A new simplified chessboard system for typing of Streptococcus pneumoniae is described. It is intended for typing or grouping of 90 to 95% of the pneumococcal strains most commonly isolated from blood or cerebrospinal fluid and is based on 12 pooled diagnostic antisera, each reacting with 7 to 11 single types, together covering the 23 different vaccine… CONTINUE READING