Samir R. Dutta

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Ghislain Emmanuel Sopoh, Roch Christian Johnson, Séverin Yehouénou Anagonou, Yves Thierry Barogui, Ange Dodji Dossou, Jean Gabin Houézo, Delphin Mavingha Phanzu, Brice Hughes Tente, Wayne M. Meyers, and Françoise Portaels Author affi liations: Centre de Dépistage et de Traitement de l’Ulcère de Buruli d’Allada, Allada, Bénin (G.E. Sopoh, A.D. Dossou, J.G.(More)
We used multilocus sequence typing and variable number tandem repeat analysis to determine the clonal origins of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor strains from an outbreak of cholera that began in 2009 in Papua New Guinea. The epidemic is ongoing, and transmission risk is elevated within the Pacific region.
were 33% and 46%, respectively, before 2002 and 73% and 79% in 2003– 2004 (7) and thus similar to those in our study. In addition, resistances to ciprofl oxacin and ceftriaxone were <10%. Multidrug resistance (resistance to ampicillin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and chloramphenicol) was observed in 63% of children in our study, compared with 7% in(More)
1. Nishimoto N, Yoshizaki K, Miyasaka N, Yamamoto K, Kawai S, Takeuchi T, et al. Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with humanized anti-interleukin-6 receptor antibody: a multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2004;50:1761–9. DOI: 10.1002/art.20303 2. European Medicines Agency. Actemra (tocilizumab): summary of product(More)
BACKGROUND In October 2004, Manam Island volcano in Papua New Guinea erupted, causing over 10 000 villagers to flee to internally displaced person (IDP) camps, including 550 from Dugulaba village. Following violence over land access in March 2010, the IDPs fled the camps, and four months later concurrent outbreaks of acute watery diarrhea and unusual(More)
BACKGROUND Cholera is newly emergent in Papua New Guinea but may soon become endemic. Identifying the risk factors for cholera provides evidence for targeted prevention and control measures. METHODS We conducted a hospital-based case-control study to identify cholera risk factors. Using stool culture as the standard, we evaluated a cholera point of care(More)
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