Vibrio cholerae

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Vib·ri·o chol·'er·ae

a bacterial species that produces a soluble exotoxin and is the cause of cholera in humans; it is the type species of the genus Vibrio.
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Vibrio cholerae

Infectious disease The Vibrio that produces the heat-tolerant exotoxin which causes cholera Epidemiology Transmitted through poorly treated water supplies Clinical Abdominal cramping, diarrhea Management Rehydration is more important than antibiotics. See Broad Street pump, Cholera toxin.
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Vib·ri·o cho·ler·ae

(vib'rē-ō kol'ĕr-ē)
A bacterial species that produces a soluble exotoxin and is the cause of cholera in humans; it is the type species of the genus Vibrio.
Synonym(s): comma bacillus.
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Vibriosis, not cholera: toxigenic Vibrio cholerae non-O1, non-O139 infections in the United States, 1984-2014.
Development and validation of a PulseNet standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping of Vibrio cholerae. Foodborne Pathog Dis.
Non O1 and non O139 Vibrio cholerae have been known to cause extra intestinal disease in adults with underlying malignancies, chronic syndromes, renal dialysis, liver pathologies, post-transplants and immunosuppressive disorders.1 Previously it is well established that chronic liver disease is one of the most prominent predisposing factor for systemic bacterial infections.
A confirmed Vibrio cholerae strain O139 isolated from wastewater in Pretoria was used as positive control for every reaction while a reaction mixture void of template DNA was used as a No Template Control (NTC).
Mazel, "Management of multipartite genomes: the Vibrio cholerae model," Current Opinion in Microbiology, vol.
Also, flagella-A (Fla-A) of Vibrio cholerae has a main role in pathogenicity of disease [8,9].
The causative organism is Vibrio cholerae which has two biotypes El Tor and classical.
Role of biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae pathogenesis is well established as it provides the bacterium with enhanced tolerance to antimicrobial agents and transforms it into a hyperinfectious form (Kierek and Watnick 2003; Tamayo et al.
Vibrio cholerae responds to environmental changes by altering the protein composition of its outer membrane (OM).
Vibrio cholerae are commonly found in seas, estuaries, brackish water, rivers, and pond water of coastal areas [1].