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Volume 22, Number 7—July 2016

Heat Wave–Associated Vibriosis, Sweden and Finland, 2014

Craig Baker-AustinComments to Author , Joaquin Trinanes, Saara Salmenlinna, Margareta Löfdahl, Anja Siitonen, Nick G.H. Taylor, and Jaime Martinez-Urtaza
Author affiliations: Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth, UK (C. Baker-Austin, N.G.H. Taylor); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Miami, Florida, USA (J.A. Trinanes); University of Miami, Miami (J.A. Trinanes); Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (J.A. Trinanes); National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland (S. Salmenlinna, A. Siitonen); Public Health Agency of Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden (M. Löfdahl); University of Bath, Bath, UK (J. Martinez-Urtaza)

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Relevant microbiologic data about Vibrio pathogens identified from reported cases, Finland and Sweden, 2014*

Species Country of isolation 
(no. cases)
V. cholerae non-O1/O139 Finland (45), Sweden (25)
V. cholerae, O1, Inaba, El Tor, ctx Finland (1)
V. alginolyticus Sweden (3)
V. parahaemolyticus Sweden (4)
V. vulnificus Sweden (2)
V. mimicus Finland (1)
Vibrio spp.
Sweden (8)
*ctx–, negative for the cholera toxin gene.

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