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Research Article

High-Resolution Genotyping of the Endemic Salmonella Typhi Population during a Vi (Typhoid) Vaccination Trial in Kolkata

  • Kathryn E. Holt equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kathryn E. Holt, Shanta Dutta

    kholt@unimelb.edu.au

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Shanta Dutta equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kathryn E. Holt, Shanta Dutta

    Affiliation: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India

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  • Byomkesh Manna,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India

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  • Sujit K. Bhattacharya,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India

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  • Barnali Bhaduri,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India

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  • Derek J. Pickard,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • R. Leon Ochiai,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Mohammad Ali,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • John D. Clemens,

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Gordon Dougan

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001490

About the Authors

Kathryn E. Holt
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Shanta Dutta, Byomkesh Manna, Sujit K. Bhattacharya, Barnali Bhaduri
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
Derek J. Pickard, Gordon Dougan
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
R. Leon Ochiai, Mohammad Ali, John D. Clemens
International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Corresponding Author

Email: kholt@unimelb.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KEH GD SD. Performed the experiments: SD DJP BM SKB BB. Analyzed the data: KEH SD MA RLO JDC. Wrote the paper: KEH SD GD.