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Volume 19, Number 3—March 2013


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 3

Distribution of virulence genes among Vibrio cholerae non-O1, non-O139 strains, Kolkata, India*

Gene Infection status
Single Mixed
hlyA-tcpA(cl)-rtxA-rtxC-TTSS 3 1
hlyA-tcpA(cl)-rtxA-rtxC 2 0
hlyA-stn-rtxA-rtxC-TTSS 3 2
hlyA-rtxA-rtxC-TTSS 40 29
hlyA-rtxA-rtxC 78 48
hlyA-rtxA 31 13
hlyA-TTSS 2 0
rtxA-TTSS 1 0
rtxA-rtxC 2 3
hlyA 9 3
rtxA 1 0
None 3 7

*hlyA, hemolysin A; tcpA, toxin coregulated pilus A; rtxA, repeat in toxin A; rtxC, repeat in toxin C; TTSS, type 3 secretion systems; stn, heat-stable enterotoxin.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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