NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from the US and Bangladesh used whole-genome sequencing to reveal the genetic variation present in Vibrio cholerae isolates collected during the Haitian cholera outbreak.

In a study appearing online last night in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the team reported that it has sequenced 76 V. cholerae isolates collected from cholera patients in 18 Haitian towns in November 2010, not long after the first of many cholera cases was diagnosed in that country.

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