Cholera in the 21st century

@article{Charles2011CholeraIT,
  title={Cholera in the 21st century},
  author={Richelle C. Charles and Edward Thomas Ryan},
  journal={Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={24},
  pages={472–477}
}
  • R. Charles, E. Ryan
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases
Purpose of review This review will focus on recent advances in our understanding of biologic and environmental factors that shape current cholera outbreaks, advances in our understanding of host–pathogen interactions during cholera, and recent evolution of current treatment and cholera prevention strategies. Recent findings New research studies have improved our understanding of a number of dynamic factors that shape the ecology of Vibrio cholerae and influence its transmission, including the… 
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