Table 1.

Serotyping results of 86 pneumococcal isolates with multibead assay

SerotypeNo. of isolates
AssignedaMultibead assay
122
344
466
522
6A1010
6B(7 − 1)6
7F(3 − 1)2
9N22
9V33
1488
18C(5 − 1)4
19A55
19F(4 + 1)5
22F33
23F33
Others(19 + 2)21
  • a The numbers in parentheses reflect the adjustment in assignment that took place after the Quellung reaction, which was reperformed to address inconsistencies with the multibead assay results. For instance, seven isolates were originally labeled to be 6B. However, a repeat Quellung assay showed one isolate to have a different serotype. Thus, only six isolates were truly 6B.