Case of imported Vibrio cholerae O1 from India to South Africa

  • Husna Ismail Centre for Enteric Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Anthony M Smith Centre for Enteric Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Brett N Archer National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Nomsa P Tau Centre for Enteric Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Arvinda Sooka Centre for Enteric Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Juno Thomas University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ben Prinsloo Lancet Laboratories, Richmond, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Karen H Keddy Centre for Enteric Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
Keywords: Vibrio cholerae O1, cholera, South Africa, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), PulseNet, importation, travel-related, India

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Published
2012-12-15
How to Cite
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Ismail H, Smith AM, Archer BN, Tau NP, Sooka A, Thomas J, Prinsloo B, Keddy KH (2012) Case of imported Vibrio cholerae O1 from India to South Africa. J Infect Dev Ctries 6:897-900. doi: 10.3855/jidc.2448
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Letters to the Editor