Sequence Type 4821 Clonal Complex Serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis in China, 1978–2013
Bingqing Zhu, Zheng Xu, Pengcheng Du, Li Xu, Xiaofang Sun, Yuan Gao, and Zhujun Shao
Author affiliations: State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Beijing, China (B. Zhu, Z. Xu, P. Du, Z. Shao); National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing (B. Zhu, L. Xu, X. Sun, Y. Gao, Z. Shao); Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Hangzhou, China (Z. Shao)
Figure 3. Analysis of capsular locus sequences from Neisseria meningitidis strains belonging to the sequence type 4821 clonal complex (indicated on right). A) Similarity between the capsular locus genes of study strains and those from reference strain 053442 (serogroup C). B) Similarity between the capsular locus genes of study strains and those from reference strain H44-76 (serogroup B). Green lines indicate serogroup C strains; red lines indicate serogroup B strains.
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