Complete Genome Sequence of Serotype III Streptococcus agalactiae Sequence Type 17 Strain 874391.

25 Jun 2018

Here we report the complete genome sequence of Streptococcus agalactiae strain 874391. This serotype III isolate is a member of the hypervirulent sequence type 17 (ST-17) lineage that causes a disproportionate number of cases of invasive disease in humans and mammals. A brief historical context of the strain is discussed.