Volume 22, Number 11—November 2016
Serotype IV Sequence Type 468 Group B Streptococcus Neonatal Invasive Disease, Minnesota, USA
- Le Doare K, Heath PT. An overview of global GBS epidemiology. Vaccine. 2013;31(Suppl 4):D7–12.
- Cieslewicz MJ, Chaffin D, Glusman G, Kasper D, Madan A, Rodrigues S, Structural and genetic diversity of group B streptococcus capsular polysaccharides. Infect Immun. 2005;73:3096–103.
- Jones N, Bohnsack JF, Takahashi S, Oliver KA, Chan MS, Kunst F, Multilocus sequence typing system for group B streptococcus. J Clin Microbiol. 2003;41:2530–6.
- Teatero S, Athey TB, Van Caeseele P, Horsman G, Alexander DC, Melano RG, Emergence of serotype IV group B Streptococcus adult invasive disease in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada, is driven by clonal sequence type 459 strains. J Clin Microbiol. 2015;53:2919–26.
- Teatero S, McGeer A, Li A, Gomes J, Seah C, Demczuk W, Population structure and antimicrobial resistance of invasive serotype IV group B Streptococcus, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015;21:585–91.
- Ferrieri P, Lynfield R, Creti R, Flores AE. Serotype IV and invasive group B Streptococcus disease in neonates, Minnesota, USA, 2000-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013;19:551–8.
- Diedrick MJ, Flores AE, Hillier SL, Creti R, Ferrieri P. Clonal analysis of colonizing group B Streptococcus, serotype IV, an emerging pathogen in the United States. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48:3100–4.
- Brochet M, Couvé E, Glaser P, Guédon G, Payot S. Integrative conjugative elements and related elements are major contributors to the genome diversity of Streptococcus agalactiae. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:6913–7.
- Da Cunha V, Davies MR, Douarre PE, Rosinski-Chupin I, Margarit I, Spinali S, ; DEVANI Consortium. Streptococcus agalactiae clones infecting humans were selected and fixed through the extensive use of tetracycline. Nat Commun. 2014;5:4544.
- Flores AR. Galloway-Peña J, Sahasrabhojane P, Saldaña M, Yao H, Su X, et al. Sequence type 1 group B Streptococcus, an emerging cause of invasive disease in adults, evolves by small genetic changes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:6431–6.
- Alikhan NF, Petty NK, Ben Zakour NL, Beatson SA. BLAST Ring Image Generator (BRIG): simple prokaryote genome comparisons. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:402.
- Marttinen P, Hanage WP, Croucher NJ, Connor TR, Harris SR, Bentley SD, Detection of recombination events in bacterial genomes from large population samples. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012;40:e6.
- Choi CW, An HY, Lee YJ, Lee YG, Yun SH, Park EC, Characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae N-acetylglucosamine-6-phosphate deacetylase as a novel diagnostic marker. J Microbiol. 2013;51:659–64.
- Darling AE, Mau B, Perna NT. progressiveMauve: multiple genome alignment with gene gain, loss and rearrangement. PLoS One. 2010;5:e11147.
- Manning SD, Springman AC, Lehotzky E, Lewis MA, Whittam TS, Davies HD. Multilocus sequence types associated with neonatal group B streptococcal sepsis and meningitis in Canada. J Clin Microbiol. 2009;47:1143–8.
Page created: October 19, 2016
Page updated: October 19, 2016
Page reviewed: October 19, 2016
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.