New Sequence Types and Antimicrobial Drug–Resistant Strains of Streptococcus suis in Diseased Pigs, Italy, 2017–2019
Lucilla Cucco, Marta Paniccià, Francesca Romana Massacci, Alessandra Morelli, Massimo Ancora, Iolanda Mangone, Adriano Di Pasquale, Andrea Luppi, Denis Vio, Cesare Cammà, and Chiara Francesca Magistrali
Author affiliations: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Umbria e delle Marche ‘Togo Rosati,’ Perugia, Italy (L. Cucco, M. Paniccià, F.R. Massacci, A. Morelli, C.F. Magistrali); Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale di Abruzzo e Molise ‘Giuseppe Caporale,’ Teramo, Italy (M. Ancora, I. Mangone, A. Di Pasquale, C. Cammà); Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e della Emilia-Romagna ‘Bruno Ubertini,’ Brescia, Italy (A. Luppi); Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Padova, Italy (D. Vio)
Figure 2. Distribution of the putative virulence genes detected among different sequence types of Streptococcus suis isolates from diseased pigs, Italy, 2017–2019. Box tops and bottoms indicate interquartile ranges, horizontal lines within boxes indicate means, whiskers indicate 95% CIs, and dots indicate outliers. ST, sequence type.
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