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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012

CME ACTIVITY - Research

Community-associated Clostridium difficile Infections, Monroe County, New York, USA

Ghinwa DumyatiComments to Author , Vanessa Stevens, George E. Hannett, Angela D. Thompson, Cherie Long, Duncan MacCannell, and Brandi Limbago
Author affiliations: University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA (G. Dumyati, V. Stevens); State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA (V. Stevens); New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA (G.E. Hannett); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A.D. Thompson, C. Long, D. MacCannell, B. Limbago)

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Table 5

PFGE typing of Clostridium difficile from case-patients with CDI, Monroe County, New York, USA, March 1–August 31, 2008*

PFGE type HCFO, no. (%) CO-HCA, no. (%) CA, no. (%) Total, no. (%)
NAP1 19 (46.4) 14 (35.0) 12 (31.6) 45 (37.8)
NAP1-related 0 0 2 (5.3) 2 (1.7)
NAP2 2 (4.9) 4 (10.0) 1 (2.6) 7 (5.9)
NAP4 1 (2.4) 0 1 (2.6) 2 (1.7)
NAP5 2 (4.9) 6 (15.0) 0 (0.0) 8 (6.7)
NAP6 3 (7.3) 1 (2.5) 3 (7.9) 7 (5.9)
NAP7 1 (2.4) 1 (2.5) 1 (2.6) 3 (2.5)
NAP8 0 0 1 (2.6) 1 (0.8)
NAP10 0 1 (2.5) 1 (2.6) 2 (1.7)
NAP11 2 (4.9) 0 1 (5.3) 4 (3.4)
Unnamed 11 (26.8) 13 (32.5) 14 (36.8) 38 (31.9)
Total 41 40 38 119

*PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; CDI, Clostridium difficile infection; HCFO, health care facility onset; CO-HCA, community onset–health care associated; CA, community associated; NAP, North American pulsed-field.

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