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Volume 11, Number 1—January 2005

Dispatch

Vibrio parahaemolyticus Diarrhea, Chile, 1998 and 2004

Narjol González-Escalona*, Viviana Cachicas*, Claudia Acevedo*, María L. Rioseco†, Juan A. Vergara†, Felipe Cabello‡, Jaime Romero*, and Romilio T. Espejo*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Chile, Santiago, Chile; †Hospital Regional de Puerto Montt, Puerto Montt, Chile; ‡New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA

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Properties of Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains isolated from outbreaks in Antofagasta, 1998, and Puerto Montt, 2004, in Chile and of strains from culture collections

Strain Serotype tdh trh Urease orf8 Ka toxRS/new
Southeast Asia
VpD O1:K1 +
VpI O4:K12 +
VpAQ O3:K6 + + +
VpKX O3:K6 + + + +
Chile, Antofagasta, 1998
ATC: 208, 210, 211, 213, 214, 216, 217, 218-227, 231, 232 O3:K6 + + + +
ATC 230 O1.K56 + + + +
Chile, Puerto Montt, 2004
PMC:33, 34, 36, 41, 42, 47-49, 52, 53, 55, 57, 58, 60, 62, 65, 69, 72 O3:K6 + + + +
PMC-46 O4:K12 + + + +
PMC-61, 66, 67, 68 O3:K6 + + +
PMC-59 O4:K12 + + + + +

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