Data from: Cholera outbreaks (2012) in three districts of Nepal reveal clonal transmission of multi-drug resistant Vibrio cholerae O1

Sameer M. Dixit, Fatema-Tuz Johura, Sulochana Manandhar, Abdus Sadique, Rajesh M. Rajbhandari, Shahnewaj B. Mannan, Mahamud-Ur Rashid, Saiful Islam, Dibesh Karmacharya, Haruo Watanabe, R. Bradley Sack, Alejandro Cravioto & Munirul Alam
Background: Although endemic cholera causes significant morbidity and mortality each year in Nepal, lack of information about the causal bacterium often hinders cholera intervention and prevention. In 2012, diarrheal outbreaks affected three districts of Nepal with confirmed cases of mortality. This study was designed to understand the drug response patterns, source, and transmission of Vibrio cholerae associated with 2012 cholera outbreaks in Nepal. Methods: V. cholerae (n = 28) isolated from 2012 diarrhea outbreaks {n...

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