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Trop Doct. 2008 Apr;38(2):105-7. doi: 10.1258/td.2007.060051.

Diarrhoeal outbreak of Vibrio cholerae 01 Inaba in Delhi.

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Department of Pediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110 002, India. vinayaka12@yahoo.com

Abstract

V. cholerae O1 Eltor serotype Ogawa has been causing most of the cholera outbreaks in India till recently. However this communication reports the occurrence of Vibrio Cholerae O1 Inaba in Delhi in 2005, as a predominant causative organism of cholera in children. All strains isolated were sensitive to gentamicin and a high level of resistance towards nalidixic acid and amoxicillin was seen. There was no case fatality.

PMID:
18453505
DOI:
10.1258/td.2007.060051
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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