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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011
THEME ISSUE
CHOLERA IN HAITI

Research

Characterization of Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae from Haiti, 2010–2011

Deborah TalkingtonComments to Author , Cheryl Bopp, Cheryl Tarr, Michele B. Parsons, Georges Dahourou, Molly Freeman, Kevin Joyce, Maryann Turnsek, Nancy Garrett, Michael Humphrys, Gerardo Gomez, Steven Stroika, Jacques Boncy, Benjamin Ochieng, Joseph Oundo, John Klena, Anthony Smith, Karen Keddy, and Peter Gerner-Smidt
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (D. Talkington, C. Bopp, C. Tarr, M.B. Parsons, M. Freeman, K. Joyce, M. Turnsek, N. Garrett, M. Humphrys, G. Gomez, S. Stroika, P. Gerner-Smidt); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (G. Dahourou); CDC–Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya (B. Ochieng, J. Oundo); Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (J. Klena); Ministry of Public Health and Population, Port-au-Prince (J. Boncy); National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa (A. Smith, K. Keddy)

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Table 1

Strains used in characterization study of Vibrio cholerae from Haiti, 2010–2011*

Location No. isolates Year(s) collected
Afghanistan 2 2008
Cameroon 1 2010
Djibouti 2 2007
Ethiopia 1 2009
Haiti 149 2010–2011
India 6 2005–2009
Kenya 14 2007–2009
Nepal 1 2008
Nigeria 2 2008
Oman 1 2007
Pakistan 6 2005–2010
Peru 2 1991, 1998
Somalia 2 2008
South Africa 2 2009
Sri Lanka 1 2007
Sudan 5 2007
Togo 2 2009
US Gulf Coast 1 2007
Total 200

*Isolates collected during 1991–2011.

*Isolates collected during 1991–2011.

*Isolates collected during 1991–2011.

*Isolates collected during 1991–2011.

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