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Volume 18, Number 7—July 2012

Dispatch

Transmission of Bordetella holmesii during Pertussis Outbreak, Japan

Hajime Kamiya, Nao Otsuka, Yuka Ando, Fumito Odaira, Shuji Yoshino, Kimiko Kawano, Hirokazu Takahashi, Toshihide Nishida, Yoshio Hidaka, Hiromi Toyoizumi-Ajisaka, Keigo Shibayama, Kazunari KamachiComments to Author , Tomimasa Sunagawa, Kiyosu Taniguchi, and Nobuhiko Okabe
Author affiliations: National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan (H. Kamiya, N. Otsuka, Y. Ando, F. Odaira, H. Toyoizumi-Ajisaka, K. Shibayama, K. Kamachi, T. Sunagawa, K. Taniguchi, N. Okabe); Miyazaki Prefectural Institute for Public Health and Environment, Miyazaki, Japan (S. Yoshino, K. Kawano); Takahashi Clinic, Miyazaki (H. Takahashi); and Nobeoka Public Health Center, Miyazaki (T. Nishida, Y. Hidaka)

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Epidemic curve of a pertussis outbreak, September 2010–April 2011, Japan. A) Suspected cases of pertussis. B) Laboratory-confirmed cases of Bordetella pertussis and B. holmesii infection. *As of September 20–26, 2010.

Figure 1. . . Epidemic curve of a pertussis outbreak, September 2010–April 2011, Japan. A) Suspected cases of pertussis. B) Laboratory-confirmed cases of Bordetella pertussis and B. holmesii infection. *As of September 20–26, 2010.

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