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Volume 19, Number 3—March 2013

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Vibrio cholerae Non-O1, Non-O139 Serogroups and Cholera-like Diarrhea, Kolkata, India

Devarati Dutta1, Goutam Chowdhury1, Gururaja P. Pazhani, Sucharita Guin, Sanjucta Dutta, Santanu Ghosh, K. Rajendran, Ranjan K. Nandy, Asish K. Mukhopadhyay, Mihir K. Bhattacharya, Utpala Mitra, Yoshifumi Takeda, G. Balakrish Nair, and Thandavarayan RamamurthyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India (D. Dutta, G. Chowdhury, G. P. Pazhani, S. Guin, S. Dutta, S. Ghosh, K. Rajendran, R.K. Nandy, A.K. Mukhopadhyay, M.K. Bhattacharya, U. Mitra, Y. Takeda, T. Ramamurthy); Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Haryana, India (G.B. Nair)

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Table 1

Prevalence rates of Vibrio cholerae non-O1, non-O139 strains among patients with diarrhea, Kolkata, India

Year No. fecal specimens No. (%) serogroups isolated Infection status
Single Mixed
2002 2,285 49 (2.1) 30 19
2003 1,673 53 (3.2) 29 24
2004 2,430 31 (1.3) 16 15
2005 1,472 38 (2.6) 27 11
2006 930 19 (2.0) 12 7
2007 744 24 (3.2) 23 1
2008 1,124 35 (3.1) 22 13
2009 1,380 17 (1.2) 8 9
2010 681 15 (2.2) 8 7
Total 12,719 281 (2.2) 175 106

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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