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Volume 20, Number 3—March 2014

Monitoring Water Sources for Environmental Reservoirs of Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1, Haiti

Meer T. Alam, Thomas A. Weppelmann, Chad D. Weber, Judith A. Johnson, Mohammad H. Rashid, Catherine S. Birch, Babette A. Brumback, Valery E. Madsen Beau de Rochars, J. Glenn, and Afsar AliComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, Gainesville, Florida, USA (M.T. Alam, T.A. Weppelmann, V.E. Madsen Beau de Rochars, A. Ali); University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute, Gainesville (M.T. Alam, T.A. Weppelmann, C.D. Weber, J.A. Johnson, M.H. Rashid, C.S. Birch, B.A. Brumback, V.E. Madsen Beau de Rochars, J.G. Morris, Jr., A. Ali); University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville (M.H. Rashid, V.E. Madsen Beau de Rochars, A. Ali)

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Table 1

Effect of diverse enrichment conditions on the isolation of culturable Vibrio cholerae O1 strains from aquatic reservoirs in the Gressier and Leogane regions of Haiti

Strain ID Culture results after alkaline peptone water enrichment
37°C (6–8 h) 37°C (18–24 h) 40°C (6–8 h)
Env-9 - - +
Env-90 - - +
Env-94 + - +
Env-122* + - -
Env-383 - + -
Env-390 + - -
Env-114* - + +

*Env-122 and env-114 were isolated from water and a shrimp sample, respectively, from a single sampling site at a single isolation round.

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