Cholera outbreaks in the El Tor biotype era and the impact of the new El Tor variants.

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Vibrio cholerae O1, the causative agent of the disease cholera, has two biotypes namely the classical and El Tor. Biotype is a subspecific taxonomic classification of V. cholerae O1. Differentiation of V. cholerae strains into biotype does not alter the clinical management of cholera but is of immense public health and epidemiological importance in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/82_2014_363

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@article{Mukhopadhyay2014CholeraOI, title={Cholera outbreaks in the El Tor biotype era and the impact of the new El Tor variants.}, author={Asish Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Yoshifumi Takeda and Gopinath Balakrish Nair}, journal={Current topics in microbiology and immunology}, year={2014}, volume={379}, pages={17-47} }