The Ongoing Genetic Adaptation of Streptococcus pneumoniae

February 24, 2017 at 8:02 am

Journal of Clinical Microbiology March 2017 V.55 N.3 P.681-685

Sandra S. Richter and Daniel M. Musher

aDepartment of Laboratory Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

bDepartments of Medicine and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA, and the Medical Care Line (Infectious Disease Section), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Streptococcus pneumoniae has demonstrated a remarkable ability to adapt during the conjugate vaccine era.

The increasing incidence of serotype 35B disease and emergence of a multidrug-resistant clone reported in this issue of the Journal of Clinical Microbiology (L. Olarte et al., J Clin Microbiol 55:724–734, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01778-16) underscore the limitations of pneumococcal vaccines that target the polysaccharide capsule.

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Bacteriemias, Infecciones respiratorias, Inmunizaciones, Metodos diagnosticos, REPORTS, Resistencia bacteriana, Sepsis, Update.

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