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Table 2 Serotype distribution of invasive group B streptococci related to clinical manifestation in adults

From: Serotypes of group B streptococci in western Sweden and comparison with serotypes in two previous studies starting from 1988

  Serotype
Manifestation Ia Ib II III IV V VIII IX Total (%)
Sepsis, unknown focus 11 13 9 20 5 32 0 2 92 (29)
Erysipelas 12 13 7 9 1 30 2 1 75 (24)
Septic arthritis* 3 6 3 8 2 29 0 1 52 (16)
Urosepsis 3 6 4 12 2 12 0 2 41 (13)
Pneumonia 1 2 3 4 2 9 1 0 22 (7)
Endocarditis 2 3 1 5 1 7 0 1 20 (6)
Meningitis 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 (1)
Othera 1 2 2 1 1 4 0 0 11 (3)
Missing clinical data 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 (0,3)
Total (%) 34 (11) 45 (14) 29 (9) 62 (20) 14 (4) 124 (39) 3 (1) 7 (2) 318
  1. *p = 0.008 and p = 0.03 when the proportion of arthritis was caused by serotype V and III respectively was compared with the proportion of arthritis for all other serotypes
  2. aChorioamnionitis, Mediastinitis, Periotinitis, Cholecystitis, Vulvitis