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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011

Clonal Origins of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor Strains, Papua New Guinea, 2009–2011

Paul F. HorwoodComments to Author , Deirdre Collins, Marinjho H. Jonduo, Alexander Rosewell, Samir R. Dutta, Rosheila Dagina, Berry Ropa, Peter M. Siba, and Andrew R. Greenhill
Author affiliations: Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, Papua New Guinea (P.F. Horwood, D. Collins, M.H. Jonduo, P.M. Siba, A.R. Greenhill); University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (D. Collins); World Health Organization, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (A. Rosewell); University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (A. Rosewell); Port Moresby General Hospital, Port Moresby (S.R. Dutta); National Department of Health, Port Moresby (R. Dagina, B. Ropa)

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Variable number tandem repeat profiles of Papua New Guinea Vibrio cholerae isolates and comparison with related international strains*

Isolate Source and year VC0147 VC0436–7 VC1650 VCA0171 VCA0283 Reference
M1 Madang, PNG, 2010 10 6 8 8 12 This study
M2 Madang, PNG, 2010 10 6 8 9 12 This study
G1 EHP, PNG, 2010 10 6 8 8 12 This study
G2 EHP, PNG, 2010 10 6 8 8 12 This study
L1 Morobe, PNG, 2010 10 6 8 8 11 This study
L2 Morobe, PNG, 2010 10 6 8 8 11 This study
W1 ESP, PNG, 2010 10 6 8 8 12 This study
W2 ESP, PNG, 2010 10 6 8 8 12 This study
P1 NCD, PNG, 2011 10 6 8 8 11 This study
P3 NCD, PNG, 2011 10 6 8 8 12 This study
P4 NCD, PNG, 2011 10 6 8 8 12 This study
P5 NCD, PNG, 2011 10 6 8 8 11 This study
07.95/Vc.P Vietnam, 1995 10 6 8 16 26 (12)
272.03/Vc.P Vietnam, 2003 10 6 8 17 28 (12)
43.04/Vc.P Vietnam, 2004 10 6 8 16 29 (12)
MJ-1236 Bangladesh, 1994 8 7 8 12 19 (12)

*Variable number tandem repeat profiles indicate the actual number of repeats. PNG, Papua New Guinea; EHP, Eastern Highlands Province; ESP, East Sepik Province; NCD, National Capital District.

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