El Tor vibrio


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El Tor vib·ri·o

a bacterium regarded as a biovar of Vibrio cholerae. It was originally isolated from six pilgrims who died of dysentery or gangrene of the colon at the Tor quarantine station on the Sinai Peninsula.

El Tor vib·rio

(el tōr vibrē-ō)
Bacterium regarded as a biovar of Vibrio cholerae. It was originally isolated from six pilgrims who died of dysentery or gangrene of the colon at the Tor quarantine station on the Sinai Peninsula.
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