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Table 3 Serotypes of pneumococcal isolates from blood culture among persons ≥5 years of age presenting to Lwak Hospital, rural western Kenya, October 2006 - September 2008

From: High rate of pneumococcal bacteremia in a prospective cohort of older children and adults in an area of high HIV prevalence in rural western Kenya

Serotype # (%) of total (n = 52a)
1 22 (42)
6B 4 (8)
15A 4 (8)
4 3 (6)
9V 3 (6)
3 2 (4)
5 2 (4)
13 2 (4)
19F 2 (4)
7A 1 (2)
7C 1 (2)
14 1 (2)
20 1 (2)
22F 1 (2)
23A 1 (2)
35B 1 (2)
43 1 (2)
PCV7 serotypesb 13 (25%)
PCV10 serotypesb 37 (71%)
PCV13 serotypesb 39 (75%)
  1. a52 blood cultures yielded 52 serotypes among 51 patients. One patient had 6B bacteremia twice in February and August 2007.
  2. bPCV7 includes serotypes 4, 6B, 9V,14, 18C, 19F, 23F. PCV10 adds serotypes 1, 5 and 7F. PCV13 adds serotypes 3, 6A, and 19A.