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.
The Asian reference strains, regardless of their biotypes and serogroups (classical O1, El Tor O1, O139, or O151), showed a genetic resemblance, but had different patterns from the strains collected during the two outbreaks in Thailand.
The official records state that the cholera epidemic in Brazil was caused by an El Tor O1 strain (4,5).