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Volume 9, Number 5—May 2003

Research

Aeromonas spp. and Traveler’s Diarrhea: Clinical Features and Antimicrobial Resistance

Jordi Vila*Comments to Author , Joaquin Ruiz*, Francisco Gallardo*, Martha Vargas*, Lara Soler†, Maria José Figueras†, and Joaquin Gascon‡
Author affiliations: *Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain; †Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain; ‡Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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Table 1

Species and geographic distribution of clinical isolates of Aeromonas spp. causing traveler’s diarrhea

Geographic area A. veronii biotype sobria
n=9      caviae
     n=7      jandai
     n=1 A. hydrophila n=1
Guatemala
1
1


India
2
1a
1a
1
Iran

1


Kenya
1



Mali/Burkina Faso
1



Mexico
2b



Nicaragua

1


Paraguay

1


Sahara
1



Senegal

2


Thailand 1

aThis patient traveled to India and Nepal.
bOne traveler also visited Guatemala.

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