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Table 3 Seasonal distribution of V. cholerae isolates

From: Water sources as reservoirs of Vibrio choleraeO1 and non-O1 strains in Bepanda, Douala (Cameroon): relationship between isolation and physico-chemical factors

Season Sample source No. of isolates obtained (%) Serogroup O1 (%) Serogroup non-O1/non-O139
Dry season Well 20 (20.8) 5 (5.2) 15 (15.6)
  Tap 1 (1) 0 (0) 1 (1)
  Stream 3 (3.1) 3 (3.1) 0 (0)
  Total 24 (25) 8 (8.3) 16 (16.7)
Rainy season Well 58 (60.4) 18 (18.8) 40 (41.7)
  Tap 3(3.1) 0 (0) 3 (3.1)
  Stream 11 (11.5) 6 (6.3) 5 (5.2)
  Total 72 (75) 24 (25) 48 (50)
  1. Overall isolation of V. cholerae: χ 2 = 7.009; df = 1; P = 0.008.
  2. V. cholerae O1: χ 2 = 9.333, df = 1, P = 0.002.
  3. V. cholerae non-O1/non-O139: χ 2 = 3.889, df = 1, P = 0.049.