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Volume 9, Number 7—July 2003

Research

Molecular Epidemiology of O139 Vibrio cholerae: Mutation, Lateral Gene Transfer, and Founder Flush

Pallavi Garg*†, Antonia Aydanian‡, David Smith‡, J. Glenn Morris‡, G. Balakrish Nair*†, and O. Colin Stine‡Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Calcutta, India; †International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dacca, Bangladesh; ‡University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Table 2

Number of isolates tested and distinct sequence types, by year

No. 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Total
Isolates examined
9
9
12
10
13
11
12
12
8
96
Novel sequence types
3
6
6
7
8
6
7
4
7
51
Novel sequence types per isolate examined 0.33 0.66 0.5 0.7 0.62 0.55 0.58 0.33 0.88 0.53

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