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Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;17(11):2166-8.

Cholera in United States associated with epidemic in Hispaniola.

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  • 1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA. ivz9@cdc.gov

Abstract

Cholera is rare in the United States (annual average 6 cases). Since epidemic cholera began in Hispaniola in 2010, a total of 23 cholera cases caused by toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 have been confirmed in the United States. Twenty-two case-patients reported travel to Hispaniola and 1 reported consumption of seafood from Haiti.

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