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serotype

 [se´ro-tīp]
the type of a microorganism determined by its constituent antigens, or a taxonomic subdivision based thereon.

se·ro·var

(sē'rō-var),
A subdivision of a species or subspecies distinguishable from other strains therein on the basis of antigenicity.
Synonym(s): serotype
[sero- + variant]

serotype

(sîr′ə-tīp′, sĕr′-)
n.
A group of closely related microorganisms distinguished by a characteristic set of antigens. Also called serovar.
tr.v. sero·typed, sero·typing, sero·types
To classify according to serotype; assign to a particular serotype.

se·ro·var

(sēr'ō-vahr)
A subdivision of a species or subspecies distinguishable from other strains therein on the basis of antigenic character.
Synonym(s): serotype.

serotype

1. A subgroup of a genus of microorganisms identifiable by the ANTIGENS carried by the members.
2. A category into which material is placed, based on its serological activity, especially in terms of the antigens it carries or the antibodies it produces in the body.

Serotype

Microorganisms differing in the type of surface antigens.
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BTV serotype 3 was first identified in 2016 but probably was present in Israel since at least 2013 (9), EHDV serotype 6 was identified in 2015 (6), EHDV serotype 1 was found in 2016, and Shuni virus was detected in 2014 (10).
This latter point arose from discovering no dominant serotype during the study period.
Government of Pakistan with the support of GAVI Alliance decided to introduced PCV10 in routine Expanded program for immunization (EPI) in 2013,7 but since no data regarding serotype distribution of pneumococcal strains causing infection in Pakistani population is available so it was difficult to estimate that to what extent we may control pneumococcal infections if such a vaccine is introduced in Pakistan.
Both assays were able to detect viral genome up to the dilution of 10-3, 10-2, 10-2 for pandemic strains of serotype O (O/NIAB/PUN/PAK/01/2014), serotype A (A/NIAB/PUN/PAK/17/2014) and serotype Asia1 (Asia1/NIAB/PUN/PAK/154/2016) respectively (Figure 4 A and B of I-III).
Resistance levels of serogroup 7, serogroup 9, serotype 4 and serotype 3 were low and untyped 25 strains were observed to have high-level resistance.
Laboratory examination was conducted at biomolecular laboratory of medical faculty of Hasanuddin University using RT-PCR technique for dengue virus serotype examination.
The purpose of this study was to determine the carriage rate of NP Streptococcus pneumoniae in healthy children aged 0-6 years who were vaccinated with PCV and the serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of isolates.
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Identification of serotype in culture negative pneumococcal meningitis using sequential multiplex PCR: implication for surveillance and vaccine design.
Serotype Primer pair Size of PCR products (bp) First step: RT-PCR All serotypes D1 + D2 511 Second step: serotype detection DENV-1 D1 + TS1 482 DENV-2 D1 + TS2 119 DENV-3 D1 + TS3 290 DENV-4 D1 + DEN4 392
Although vaccines are being developed to fight dengue virus, none are currently available that provide balanced protection against all four dengue viral strains or serotypes.