Gladys D Gonzalez-Aviles

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One unreported case of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi was identified, whole-genome sequence typed, among other analyses, and compared to other available genomes of S. Typhi. The reported strain was similar to a previously published strain harboring blaSHV-12 from the Philippines and likely part of an(More)
* All isolates, which were positive for thermostable direct hemolysin and thermostable direct-related hemolysin, were multilocus sequence type 36. To the Editor: Globally, Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a leading cause of seafood-associated gastroenteritis. Historically, the V. parahaemolyticus serotypes O4:K12 and O4:KUT, which have been shown to be more(More)
Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi is the causative agent of yphoid fever, a severe, systemic, febrile illness. The infection is sually acquired through consumption of water or food contamiated with human faecal material and is therefore more common n areas with poor sanitation and crowding. Typhoid fever was estiated to cause 11.9 million illnesses and 129(More)
Although rare, typhoid fever cases acquired in the United States continue to be reported. Detection and investigation of outbreaks in these domestically acquired cases offer opportunities to identify chronic carriers. We searched surveillance and laboratory databases for domestically acquired typhoid fever cases, used a space-time scan statistic to identify(More)
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