Table 4.

Testing of clinical samples with the PCR-based multibead assay

AssaySerotypeNo. of isolates detected
Quellung133
291
313
344
15A3
15C8
16F3
18A2
23A3
23B2
383
28A/28F3
33A2
35A/35C2
35B4
35F1
7C3
NTa3
PCR based133
291
313
344
15A/15F3
15B/15C8
16F3
18A/18B/18C/18F2
23A3
23B2
25F/25A/383
28A/28F3
33F/33A/372
35A/35C/422
35B4
35F/47F1
7B/7C/403
NT (cpsA+)3
  • a NT, nontypeable.