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Group A streptococcal strains isolated in Lao People's Democratic Republic from 2004 to 2013

Abstract:

Epidemiological data regarding group A streptococcal (GAS) infections in South East Asia are scarce with no information from Laos. We characterized emm types, emm clusters and the antibiotic resistance profile of 124 GAS isolates recovered in Laos during 2004–2013. Most strains were recovered from skin and invasive infections (76% and 19%, respectively). Thirty-four emm types were identified as belonging to 12 emm clusters and no novel emm types were identified. No significant differences wer...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0950268815002927

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Rattanavong, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute More from this funder
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Epidemiology and Infection Journal website
Pages:
1-4
Publication date:
2015
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EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
URN:
uuid:f9dba34a-bdbe-4214-9ddf-811744864755
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580663
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pubs:580663

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