Latex assay for serotyping of group B Streptococcus isolates

H. C. Slotved*, J. Elliott, T. Thompson, H. B. Konradsen

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We developed a group B streptococcus (GBS) latex serotyping kit that reduces the numbers of GBS nontypeable isolates by nearly 50%. A total of 232 isolates were tested, and 203 isolates were serotyped by the GBS latex test, while the capillary precipitation test serotyped 184 isolates.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number9
Pages (from-to)4445-4447
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2003
Externally publishedYes

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