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Volume 14, Number 5—May 2008

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Seasonal Cholera from Multiple Small Outbreaks, Rural Bangladesh

O. Colin Stine*Comments to Author , Munirul Alam†, Li Tang*, G. Balakrish Nair†, A. Kasem Siddique†, Shah M. Faruque†, Anwar Huq‡, Rita Colwell*§, R. Bradley Sack§, and J. Glenn Morris*¶
Author affiliations: *University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; †International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh; ‡University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA; §Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; ¶University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA;

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Table 2

Sequence type (ST) variations among Vibrio cholerae O1 Inaba isolates from environmental and clinical sources by month of collection, Bangladesh, 2004–2005

Location Date Source No. ponds No. isolates No. STs Variation*
Mathbaria 2004 Dec Environment 4 12 1 0.08
Bakerganj 2004 Sep Environment 5 16 4 0.25
Bakerganj 2005 Apr Environment 4 7 2 0.29
Bakerganj 2004 Oct Clinic 9 4 0.44
Mathbaria 2004 May Clinic 11 5 0.45
Mathbaria 2004 Apr Clinic 8 4 0.50
Bakerganj 2004 Dec Clinic 4 3 0.75

*Variation, no. STs/no. isolates.

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