TABLE 1.

porA, fetA, and porB allele sequences of 78 hyperinvasive meningococci

Group and isolateYr, countryPhenotypeaSTAlleleEpitopebPorB loops
porAfetAporBPorA VR1PorA VR2FetA_VRIIVVVIVIIVIII
ST-1 complex/subgroup I/II
    67481971, CanadaA:4,21:P1.3,611733-6018-13F5-167111076
    201963, NigerA:4,21:P1.1011683-605-210F1-767111076
    2541966, DjiboutiA:4,21:P1.1011683-605-210F1-767111076
    1291964, West GermanyA:4,21:P1.10116573-605-210F3-667111076
    3711980, IndiaA:4,21:P1.10116303-605-210F5-167111076
    139M1968, PhilippinesA:—c11633-605-210F5-167111076
    120M1967, PakistanA:4,21:P1.10116563-605-210F5-167111076
    S56111977, AustraliaA:—11633-605-210F5-167111076
    1061967, MoroccoA:4,21:P1.1011633-605-210F5-167111076
    3931968, GreeceA:—11633-595-210F5-1117111076
    322/851985, East GermanyA:4,21:P1.10216523-805-210F5-247111076
    791281979, ChinaA:—354103-607-110F5-567111076
    BZ1331977, NetherlandsB:NT:—1233-60716F5-167111076
    791261979, ChinaA:4:P1.7322103-017-310-5F5-54711955
ST-4 complex/subgroup IV
    A4/M10271937, United StatesA:4,21:—416453-265-210F1-546111076
    261963, NigerA:—44553-26713F1-546111076
    2431966, CameroonA:—44553-26713F1-546111076
    20590011990, MaliA:4,21:P1.744553-46713F1-5461110710
    101963, Burkina FasoA:—42153-26713-1F1-546111076
    2551966, Burkina FasoA:4,21:P1.742453-267-513-1F1-546111076
    S31311973, GhanaA:—42153-26713-1F1-546111076
    6901980, IndiaA:4,21:P1.742153-26713-1F1-546111076
    C7511983, GambiaA:—42153-26713-1F1-546111076
    10141985, SudanA:—42153-26713-1F1-546111076
    D81990, MaliA:—42153-26713-1F1-546111076
ST-5 complex/subgroup III
    IAL22291976, BrazilA:—.519553-27209F2-147111076
    1531966, ChinaA:4,21:P1.951973-47209F3-147111076
    1541966, ChinaA:4,21:P1.961973-47209F3-147111076
    14/14551970, USSRA:4,21:P1.20,951973-47209F3-147111076
    S43551974, DenmarkA52073-275-19F3-147111076
    78911975, FinlandA:4,21:P1.951973-27209F3-147111076
    F46981987, SaudiA:—519113-47209F3-147111076
    H19641987, United KingdomA:—519113-47209F3-147111076
    F61241988, ChadA:—519113-47209F3-147111076
    920011992, ChinaA:—71973-62209F3-1127101076
    11-0041984, ChinaA:—519543-61209F3-897111076
    800491963, ChinaA:4:P1.1051653-565-210F1-54715976
ST-8 complex/cluster A4
    BZ 101967, The NetherlandsB:2b:P1.28742-205-12-2F3-9182211
    B6116/771977, IcelandB:—107172-035-12-2F1-4122211
    BZ 1631979, NetherlandsB:2b:P1.1691382-032116F1-7122211
    G21361986, EnglandB:—846202-035-210-1F3-6122211
    SB251990, South AfricaC:—85142-0318-13F3-9122211
    AK221992, GreeceB:—81642-305-210F3-9132211
    94/1551994, New ZealandC:—66942-2152F3-91222111
    312 9011996, EnglandC:—89182-0352F1-7122211
ST-11 complex/ET-37 complex
    38VI1964, United StatesB:—:P1.5,2119472-0252F1-1111111
    NG P201969, NorwayB:2a:P1.211992-1952F1-1111111
    F15761984, GhanaC:2a:P1.5,211992-4752F1-1111111
    5001984, ItalyC:2a11992-0252F1-1111111
    MA-57561985, SpainC:2a:P1.5112762-0252-1F5-5111111
    M5971988, IsraelC:2a:P1.5112762-0252-1F5-5111111
    D11989, MaliC:2a:P1.51127372-0252-1F5-4111111
    90/183111990, ScotlandC:NT:P1.5112762-3152-1F5-511514161
    L93/42861993, EnglandC:—1167272-025-110-4F3-6111111
    BRAZ101976, BrazilC:2a:P1.51170362-025-110-1F1-10111111
ST-32 complex/ET-5 complex
    86801987, ChileB:15:P1.33241153-247-23F3-1771012116
    BZ 831984, The NetherlandsB:NT3416533-015-210F5-14711955
    204/921992, CubaB:—334263-081915F5-1457955
    EG 3291985, East GermanyB:15:P1.163260493-247-116F1-2771012116
    NG 0801981, NorwayB:15:P1.1632213-24716F3-3771012116
    BZ 1691985, The NetherlandsB:NT:P1.16321413-145-216F3-3376768
    44/761976, NorwayB:—32213-24716F3-3771012116
    NG144/821982, NorwayB:15:P1.1632213-63716F3-3771012116
    196/871987, NorwayC:15326113-247-216-12F3-3771012116
    NG PB241985, NorwayB:NT:P1.16325713-247-216-7F3-3771012116
ST-41/44 complex/lineage 3
    9319051993, The NetherlandsB:—413923-167-24F1-5378655
    50/941994, NorwayB:—453923-517-24F1-5378698
    88/034151988, ScotlandB:—463923-497-24F1-53711955
    91/401991, New ZealandB:4:P1.4423923-017-24F1-54711955
    AK501992, GreeceB:—4139163-527-24F1-547119155
    BZ1981986, The NetherlandsB:NT413923-017-24F1-54711955
    M-101/931993, IcelandB:—413923-017-24F1-54711955
    M40/941994, ChileB:—413923-537-24F1-547121198
    N45/961996, NorwayB:—4139163-017-24F1-54711955
    4001991, AustriaB:—405223-367-213-2F1-537121198
    NG E301988, NorwayB:4:P1.16441463-452116F1-7457955
    NG H151988, NorwayB:8:P1.15436523-541915-2F1-53716655
    NG H361988, NorwayB:8:P1.24718413-165-12-2F1-7378655
  • a Serogroup:serotype:serosubtype.

  • b PorA epitopes VR1 and VR2 together with the FetA VR were determined by translation of nucleotide sequences followed by database interrogation. PorB variable loop amino acid sequences are available at http://neisseria.org/nm/typing/porb/ .

  • c —, serotype or serosubtype not available.