Cholera in United States Associated with Epidemic in Hispaniola

  title={Cholera in United States Associated with Epidemic in Hispaniola},
  author={Anna E. Newton and Katherine E. Heiman and Ann M Schmitz and Tom T{\"o}r{\"o}k and Andria Apostolou and Heather Hanson and P P Gounder and Susan R. Bohm and Katie M. Kurkjian and Michele M Parsons and Deborah F. Talkington and Steven G. Stroika and Lawrence C. Madoff and Franny Elson and David Sweat and Venessa Cantu and Okey Akwari and Barbara E. Mahon and Eric Daniel Mintz},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
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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