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El Tor O1
El Tor O1 (el′tor′) [ El-Tor, the name of a quarantine camp in the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt)]
A strain of Vibrio cholerae, first identified in India and Bangladesh.
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The organism appears to be a derivative of El Tor O1
but has a distinct LPS and an immunologically related Oantigen polysaccharide capsule.
Prolonged colonization of mice by Vibrio cholerae El Tor O1
depends on accessory toxins.
Two genotypes (ctxB1 and ctxB3) of the El Tor O1
The official records state that the cholera epidemic in Brazil was caused by an El Tor O1