Cholera in Ethiopia in the 1990 s: epidemiologic patterns, clonal analysis, and antimicrobial resistance.

@article{Scrascia2009CholeraIE,
  title={Cholera in Ethiopia in the 1990 s: epidemiologic patterns, clonal analysis, and antimicrobial resistance.},
  author={Maria Scrascia and Nicola Pugliese and Francesco Maimone and Kadigia A Mohamud and Imran H. A. Ali and Patrick Grimont and Carlo Pazzani},
  journal={International journal of medical microbiology : IJMM},
  year={2009},
  volume={299 5},
  pages={367-72}
}
In 1993, after 6 years of absence, cholera re-emerged in the Horn of Africa. Following its introduction to Djibouti, the disease spread to the central and southern areas of Ethiopia reaching Somalia in 1994. Cholera outbreaks persisted in Ethiopia with a recrudescence of cases in 1998. Twenty-two Vibrio cholerae O1 strains, selected to represent the 1998 history of cholera in Ethiopia, were characterized by random amplified polymorphic DNA patterns, BglI ribotyping and antimicrobial… CONTINUE READING

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