Multinational Cholera Outbreak after Wedding in the Dominican Republic
Published Date:Nov 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(11):2172-2174.
Aged, 80 And Over
TOC Title: Multinational Cholera Outbreak After Wedding In The Dominican Republic
Vibrio Cholerae O1
Description:We conducted a case–control study of a cholera outbreak after a wedding in the Dominican Republic, January 22, 2011. Ill persons were more likely to report having consumed shrimp on ice (odds ratio 8.50) and ice cubes in beverages (odds ratio 3.62). Travelers to cholera affected areas should avoid consuming uncooked seafood and untreated water.
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