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

Letter

Understanding the Cholera Epidemic, Haiti

Sher Bahadur Pun
Author affiliation: Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Nepal

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Patients with confirmed and suspected cases of cholera admitted to Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, by week, Katmandu, Nepal, July–November 2010. Case definitions: suspected cholera, acute watery diarrhea, with or without vomiting, in a child >5 years of age; confirmed cholera, isolation of Vibrio cholerae O1 or O139 from feces of any patient with diarrhea.

Figure. Patients with confirmed and suspected cases of cholera admitted to Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, by week, Katmandu, Nepal, July–November 2010. Case definitions: suspected cholera, acute watery diarrhea, with or without vomiting, in a child >5 years of age; confirmed cholera, isolation of Vibrio cholerae O1 or O139 from feces of any patient with diarrhea.

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