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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Prolonged colonization of mice by Vibrio cholerae El Tor O1 depends on accessory toxins.
The official records state that the cholera epidemic in Brazil was caused by an El Tor O1 strain (4,5).