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Table 1 M protein gene (emm) type distribution in relation to disease and isolation site.

From: Group A streptococcal genotypes from throat and skin isolates in the United Arab Emirates

    Site of isolation Disease status
emm type Total no. of isolates % Skin Throat Impetigo Tonsillitis
emm89 3 7.9   3   3
st4695.0 2 5.3 2   2  
emm83.8 1 2.6   1   1
emm78.3 2 5.3   2   2
st3211.0 4 10.5   4   4
st75.0 2 5.3   2   2
112.2 1 2.6   1   1
stIL103.1 1 2.6   1   1
emm1 1 2.6   1   1
stIL62.0 2 7.9   2   2
emm75.2 1 2.6   1   1
emm100.5 1 2.6   1   1
emm4.9 1 2.6   1   1
emm4.4 1 2.6   1   1
emm120 1 2.6   1   1
stC6979.1 1 2.6   1   1
st0721.0 3 7.9   3   3
emm75 2 5.3   2   2
stG97.0 1 2.6   1   1
emm71.3 1 2.6   1   1
emm22.1 1 2.6 1   1  
emm22 1 2.6   1   1
emm83.1 1 2.6   1   1
st9505.0 1 2.6   1   1
emm87 1 2.6   1   1
Total 38 100 3 35 3 35