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Volume 8, Number 2—February 2002

Research

Epidemiology of Burkholderia cepacia Complex in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis, Canada

David P. Speert*, Deborah Henry*, Peter Vandamme†, Mary Corey‡, and Eshwar Mahenthiralingam*
Author affiliations: *University of British Columbia and Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; †University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium; ‡The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Table 1

Burkholderia cepacia complex isolates and phenotypically similar organisms recovered from patients with cystic fibrosis in Canada

Province No. of patients from whom isolates were submitted Total no. of isolates submitted No. of genomovar/species submitted from different patients
B. multivorans (genomovar II) III Other
British Columbia 95 394 33 52 20
Alberta 45 55 2 32 13
Manitoba 7 7 3 3 1
Saskatchewan 0 0 0 0 0
Ontario 243 292 2 233 8
Quebec 23 48 3 15 5
Prince Edward Island 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 4 4 0 3 1
Nova Scotia 17 89 0 18 2
Newfoundland 13 16 0 13 0
Territories
0
0
0
0
0
Total (including territories) 447 905 43 369 50

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