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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011

Letter

Foodborne-associated Shigella sonnei, India, 2009 and 2010

Suman Nandy, Shanta DuttaComments to Author , Santanu Ghosh, Arindam Ganai, Jyothi Rajahamsan, Ramani Bai Josef Theodore, and Nasira K. Sheikh
Author affiliations: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India (S. Nandy, S. Dutta, S. Ghosh, A. Ganai); Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, India (J. Rajahamsan, R.B.J. Theodore); Rajashree Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College, Kolhapur, India (N.K. Sheikh)

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Digested pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) profiles of Shigella sonnei outbreak isolates, India (Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala; Kolhapur, Maharashtra), by cluster analysis and comparison with sporadic isolates (IDH). Thir, isolates from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala; Kolh, isolates from Ispurli, Shiroli Taluk, Kolhapur district, Maharashtra; IDH, isolates from Kolkata, West Bengal; R, resistance; T, tetracycline (30 µg); Q, co-trimoxazole (25 µg); Na, nalidixic acid (30 µg); Nf, norfloxacin (10

Figure. Digested pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) profiles of Shigella sonnei outbreak isolates, India (Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala; Kolhapur, Maharashtra), by cluster analysis and comparison with sporadic isolates (IDH). Thir, isolates from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala; Kolh, isolates from Ispurli, Shiroli Taluk, Kolhapur district, Maharashtra; IDH, isolates from Kolkata, West Bengal; R, resistance; T, tetracycline (30 µg); Q, co-trimoxazole (25 µg); Na, nalidixic acid (30 µg); Nf, norfloxacin (10 µg); Ci, ciprofloxacin (5 µg); Of, ofloxacin (5 µg); S, streptomycin (10 µg).

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