Volume 76, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Shiga toxins are produced by type 1 and certain strains of . Three cases of Shiga toxin–producing type 4 were identified among travelers to the island of Hispañola between 2002 and 2005. Clinical and public health practitioners should be aware of this newly identified strain.


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  • Received : 11 Aug 2006
  • Accepted : 14 Dec 2006

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