TABLE 1.

Demographic and clinical characteristics of study subjects

CharacteristicValue
No. of subjects
    Days 2, 7, and 30; analysis of frozen samples only9
    Days 2, 7, 30, and 90; analysis of frozen samples only17
    Days 2, 7, 30, and 90; analysis of frozen samples and
        circulating ASC assays6
    Circulating ASC assays and flow cytometric
        analysis requiring fresh cells9
Age (mean yr ± SD)30 ± 14
Sex (no. of subjects)
    Female19
    Male22
Vibrio cholerae O1 serotype (no.)
    Ogawa32
    Inaba9
Dehydration status at enrollment (no.)
    Severe36
    Moderate5
Duration of diarrhea at presentation (mean h ± SD)18 ± 12
Duration of hospitalization (mean h ± SD)39 ± 24