TITLE

Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor and O139 Bengal Strains Carrying ctxBET, Bangladesh

AUTHOR(S)
Rashed, Shah M.; Iqbal, Anwarul; Mannan, Shahnewaj B.; Islam, Tarequl; Rashid, Mahamud-ur; Johura, Fatema-tuz; Watanabe, Haruo; Hasan, Nur A.; Huq, Anwar; Stine, O. Colin; Sack, R. Bradley; Colwell, Rita R.; Alam, Munirul
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Oct2013, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p1713
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which investigated the coexistence of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor and O139 Bengal strains in Bangladesh. Epidemiologic ecologic surveillance was conducted by the International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) from June 2010 to December 2012 in Dhaka, Chhatak and Mathbaria. It is noted that the global pattern of cholera is rapidly changing.
ACCESSION #
90282659

 

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