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Volume 23, Number 12—December 2017

Characterization of Streptococcus pyogenes from Animal Clinical Specimens, Spain

Ana Isabel Vela, Pilar Villalón, Juan Antonio Sáez-Nieto, Gema Chacón, Lucas Domínguez, and José Francisco Fernández-GarayzábalComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Complutense University, Madrid, Spain (A.I. Vela, L. Domínguez, J.F. Fernández-Garayzábal); Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid (P. Villalón, J.A. Sáez-Nieto); Laboratorio Exopol San Mateo, Zaragoza, Spain (G. Chacón)

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Table 1

Features and disease manifestations of 15 animals from which Streptococcus pyogenes isolates were collected, Spain, 2006–2014

Isolate* Animal Clinical background Specimen Geographic region Isolation date†
M50163 Rabbit Metritis Uterus Valencia 2006 Jan
M79144 Rabbit Abscesses and dermatitis Skin Valladolid 2013 Mar
M78761 Rabbit Dermatitis Skin Valladolid 2013 Feb
M75791 Rabbit Abscesses Skin Valencia 2012 Apr
M75539 Sheep Abscesses Skin Zaragoza 2012 Mar
M75533 Rabbit Otitis Ear Valencia 2012 Mar
M75123 Rabbit Metritis Uterus Castellón 2012 Feb
M73512 Rabbit Abortion Uterus Zaragoza 2011 Aug
M72636 Rabbit Metritis Uterus Zaragoza 2011 May
M72193 Rabbit Abscesses Skin Valencia 2011 Apr
83639 Rabbit Abscesses and dermatitis Skin Valladolid 2014 Mar
83553 Rabbit Pneumonia Lung Zaragoza 2014 Mar
M82209 Rabbit Abscesses Skin Valladolid 2013 Dec
M75768 Rabbit Mastitis Milk Zaragoza 2012 Mar
85374 Rabbit Skin infection Skin Valladolid 2014 Aug

*Isolates M50163 and M73512 were recovered in pure culture. The remaining isolates were recovered together with Staphylococcus aureus.
†Except for isolates M79144 and M78761, which were isolated in the same farm but at different times, all other isolates were recovered from animals at different farms.

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