Global expansion of pacific northwest vibrio parahaemolyticus sequence type 36

Michel Abanto, Ronnie G. Gavilan, Craig Baker-Austin, Narjol Gonzalez-Escalona, Jaime Martinez-Urtaza

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Abstract

We report transcontinental expansion of Vibrio parahaemolyticus sequence type 36 into Lima, Peru. From national collections, we identified 7 isolates from 2 different Pacific Northwest complex lineages that surfaced during 2011-2016. Sequence type 36 is likely established in environmental reservoirs. Systematic surveillance enabled detection of these epidemic isolates.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)323-326
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume26
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2020
Externally publishedYes

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