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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 2

Clinical characteristics of Vibrio cholerae non-O1, non-O139 strain–infected patients with diarrhea, Kolkata, India

Characteristic Infection status, no. (%)
Single, n = 175 Mixed, n = 106
Type of diarrhea
Watery 122 (70.0) 63 (59.4)
Loose with bloody mucus 30 (17.1) 25 (23.6)
Other
23 (13.1)
18 (17.0)
Dehydration status
Severe 39 (22.3) 18 (17.0)
Moderate
136 (77.7)
88 (83.0)
Age, y
>5 126 (72.0) 75 (70.8)
≤5
49 (28.0)
31 (29.2)
Sex
M 106 (60.6) 64 (60.4)
F
69 (39.4)
42 (39.6)
Fever
Yes 72 (41.1) 39 (36.8)
No
103 (58.9)
67 (63.2)
Abdominal pain
Yes 69 (39.4) 44 (41.5)
No 106 (60.6) 62 (58.5)

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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