Duck Woong Park, Sun-Hee Kim, Jung Wook Park, Min-Ji Kim, Sun Ju Cho, Hye Jung Park, So Hyang Jung, Mi Hee Seo, Yong Seok Lee, Byung Hee Kim, Hyeran Min, Su Ya Lee, Dong Ryong Ha, Eun Sun Kim, Yeongjin Hong1
, and Jae Keun Chung1
Figure 2. emm type characterization of group A Streptococcus isolates from patients with scarlet fever, Gwangju, South Korea, 2008–2015. A) Annual fluctuations of emm types. Number of isolates by year: 7 in 2008, 11 in 2009, 9 in 2010, 66 in 2011, 74 in 2012, 147 in 2013, 107 in 2014, and 284 in 2015. B) Total number of isolates by emm type. Others refers to rarely found emm types (emm11, emm13, emm17, emm23, emm26, emm30, emm31, emm43, emm49, emm59, emm81, emm82, emm87, emm101, emm107, emm131, emm135, emm161, emm163, emm174, emm183, emm196, emm203, emm204, emm227, emm236, and emm241).