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field namecommentsdata typeallowed valuesrequired
idprimary keyint - yes
isolateisolate nametext - yes
countrycountry where strain was isolatedtext - yes
regionregion/city etc inside countrytext - no
yearyear of isolationint - no
diseaseplease put other diseases in comments fieldtext carrier
septicemia
arthritis
pneumonia
otitis
conjunctivitis
pleurisy
peritonitis
pericarditis
other
no
sourcebiological source of sampletext cell line
blood
lung
joint fluid
tracheal mucus
heart
nasal swab
other
no
commentsany other commentstext - no
sendersender unique name, link to usersint Click for list of sender ids yes
curatorcurator who entered data,link to usersint Click for list of curator ids yes
date_entereddate first entereddate - yes
datestampdate last modifieddate - yes