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Archived Comments for: Genome-wide dissection of globally emergent multi-drug resistant serotype 19A Streptococcus pneumoniae

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  1. Inaccuracy of a statement

    Ernesto GarcĂ­a, Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, CSIC

    4 February 2010

    The statement "ST320 is a single-locus variant (different at one gene in the MLST schema comprising seven genes) of Taiwan 19F-14 (ST236) which spread globally in the pre-PCV7 era [17]." is inaccurate. The allelic profile of ST320 (4,16,19,15,6,20,1) differs at two genes (not only at one) of ST236 (15,16,19,15,6,20,26).

    Competing interests

    None declared

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