Clonal Origins of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor Strains, Papua New Guinea, 2009–2011
Paul F. Horwood , Deirdre Collins, Marinjho H. Jonduo, Alexander Rosewell, Samir R. Dutta, Rosheila Dagina, Berry Ropa, Peter M. Siba, and Andrew R. Greenhill
Author affiliations: Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, Papua New Guinea (P.F. Horwood, D. Collins, M.H. Jonduo, P.M. Siba, A.R. Greenhill); University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (D. Collins); World Health Organization, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (A. Rosewell); University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (A. Rosewell); Port Moresby General Hospital, Port Moresby (S.R. Dutta); National Department of Health, Port Moresby (R. Dagina, B. Ropa)
Figure. Cholera outbreak, Papua New Guinea, 2009–2011. Total cases: 15,582. Total deaths: 493. Overall case-fatality rate (CFR): 3.2%. Star denotes original outbreak sites of Lambutina and Nambariwa villages. ESP, East Sepik Province; ARB, Autonomous Region of Bougainville; WP, Western Province; NCD, National Capital District.
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