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Volume 18, Number 6—June 2012


Molecular Epidemiology of Geographically Dispersed Vibrio cholerae, Kenya, January 2009–May 2010

Ahmed Abade Mohamed, Joseph Oundo, Samuel M. Kariuki, Hamadi I. Boga, Shanaz K. Sharif, Willis Akhwale, Jared Omolo, Anyangu S. Amwayi, David Mutonga, David Kareko, Mercy Njeru, Shan Li, Robert F. Breiman, and O. Colin StineComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, Nairobi, Kenya (A.A. Mohamed, J. Oundo, J. Omolo, A.S. Amwayi); Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi (A.A. Mohamed, S.K. Sharif, W. Akhwale, J. Omolo, A.S. Amwayi, D. Mutonga, M. Njeru); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi (J. Oundo, R.F. Breiman); Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi (J. Oundo, S.M. Kariuki); Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi (H.I. Boga, D. Kareko); University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (S. Li, O.C. Stine)

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Table 2

Number of Vibrio cholerae isolates, by clonal complex and geographic/climatic region, Kenya, January 2009–May 2010

Region Clonal complex, no. isolates
1 2 3 4 5 Singletons
Arid and semi-arid 17 20 4 0 2 8
Highland 50 8 17 2 0 4
Lower eastern 7 5 0 0 0 0
Coastal 10 2 1 0 0 7
Lake 1 0 1 0 0 2
Total 85 35 23 2 2 21

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