Group B Streptococcus Serotype III Sequence Type 283 Bacteremia Associated with Consumption of Raw Fish, Singapore
Published Date:Nov 2016
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 22(11):1970-1973.
Group B Streptococcus
Group B Streptococcus Serotype III Sequence Type 283 Bacteremia Associated With Consumption Of Chinese-Style Raw Fish Dish, Singapore
Sequence Type 283
Pubmed Central ID:PMC5088028
Description:We conducted a retrospective study of 40 case-patients and 58 controls as part of a nationwide investigation of a group B Streptococcus outbreak in Singapore in 2015. Eating a Chinese-style raw fish dish (yusheng) was a major risk factor for bacteremia, particularly caused by serotype III sequence type 283.
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