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    Each serotype of Streptococcus pneumoniae

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    Using Streptococcus pneumoniae as an example, this solution describes how serological tests can distinguish between multiple different serotypes of a bacterial species. S. pneumoniae has over 80 different serotypes; however, serological reactions are sensitive enough to differentiate the various serotypes.

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    Each serotype of Streptococcus pneumoniae has differences in the identity of the surface ...

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    This solution helps explore the different serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae.