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Genomic characterization of non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae reveals genes for a type III secretion system.
It is hypothesized that the TTSS present in some pathogenic strains of non-O1,non-O139 V. cholerae may be involved in the virulence and environmental fitness of these strains.
Genomic analysis of the Mozambique strain of Vibrio cholerae O1 reveals the origin of El Tor strains carrying classical CTX prophage
  • S. Faruque, V. Tam, +6 authors G. Nair
  • Biology, Medicine
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 20 March 2007
The data are consistent with the Mozambique strain's having evolved from a progenitor similar to the seventh pandemic strain, involving multiple recombination events and suggest a model for origination of El Tor strains carrying the classical CTX prophage.
Norovirus GII‐4 2006b variant circulating in patients with acute gastroenteritis in Thailand during a 2006–2007 study
There is an important role of NoVs as etiologic agents in patients with acute gastroenteritis, and the predominant circulating genotype of NoV infections is GII‐4 2006b variant.
Genomic Sequence and Receptor for the Vibrio cholerae Phage KSF-1Φ: Evolutionary Divergence among Filamentous Vibriophages Mediating Lateral Gene Transfer
KSF-1phi, a novel filamentous phage of Vibrio cholerae, supports morphogenesis of the RS1 satellite phage by heterologous DNA packaging and facilitates horizontal gene transfer and its phylogenetic relationships with other filamentous vibriophages are analyzed.
Staphylococcus spp. associated with subclinical bovine mastitis in central and northeast provinces of Thailand
Data obtained from the present study showed a wide spread and increasing trend of methicillin-resistance and multiple resistance to other antibiotics, suggesting that the “One Health” practice should be nurtured at the dairy farm level, but also at the national or even the international levels through cooperation of different sectors in order to effectively combat and control the spread of these pathogens.
Genomic characterization of nonO 1 , nonO 139 Vibrio cholerae reveals genes for a type III secretion system
*Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, 200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115; ¶Molecular Genetics Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease
Detection of poliovirus, hepatitis A virus and rotavirus from sewage and water samples.
A modified adsorption-elution technique for concentration of enteric viruses from sewage and water samples was developed and poliovirus was not found by isolation in cell culture, but rotavirus antigen was found by ELISA.
Rapid detection of polioviruses in environmental water samples by one-step duplex RT-PCR.
Poliovirus detection in environmental water collected from 2 communities in Bangkok, Thailand during February and May 1998 was more sensitive, rapid, simple and cost-effective than the cell culture technique since the two water samples which were positive for polioviruses by RT-PCR failed to be detected by cell culture.
A novel bacteriocin from Enterococcus faecalis 478 exhibits a potent activity against vancomycin-resistant enterococci
A novel bacteriocin with high antibacterial activity against VRE and MDRE is reported, which was found and characterized against clinical isolates of MDRE and VRE.
Human scFvs That Counteract Bioactivities of Staphylococcus aureus TSST-1
Computerized simulation, predicted to involve in target binding indicated that the HuscFvs formed interface contact with the toxin residues important for immunopathogenesis, have high potential for future therapeutic application.