The genetic diversity of group B Streptococcus in young, non-pregnant women is not well studied. Application of multilocus sequence analysis to 85 group B Streptococcus strains recovered from college students revealed similarities and differences in distribution of group B Streptococcus lineages, compared with that of previously studied pregnant populations, and revealed that strains of 1 clone were associated with antibiotic resistance.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Clinical Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases