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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014

Genomic Epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae O1 Associated with Floods, Pakistan, 2010

Muhammad Ali Shah1, Ankur Mutreja1, Nicholas Thomson1, Stephen Baker, Julian Parkhill, Gordon Dougan, Habib Bokhari, and Brendan W. WrenComments to Author 
Author affiliations: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan (M.A. Shah, H. Bokhari); Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK (A. Mutreja, N. Thomson, J. Parkhill, G. Dougan); Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam (S. Baker); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (M.A. Shah, S. Baker, B.W. Wren)

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Isolation of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor from flood-affected and non–flood-affected patients, Pakistan, 2010

Province, district Flood status Acute diarrhea samples collected, no. (%) V. cholerae O1 El Tor isolates, no. (%)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Dera Ismail Khan Affected 55 7 (13)
Nowshera Affected 20 1 (5)
Charsada Affected 40 0
Peshawar Unaffected 50 4 (8)
Khairpur Affected 36 1 (3)
Jamshoro Affected 10 5 (50)
Sukkur Affected 6 0
Shikarpur Affected 6 0
Karachi Unaffected 25 8 (32)
Hyderabad Affected 19 8 (42)
Dera Ghazi Khan Affected 2 0
Muzzaffargarh Affected 25 0
Rawalpindi Unaffected 25 4 (16)
Total, N = 319 Affected 219 (68) 22 (10)
Unaffected 100 (32) 16 (7)

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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