Clinical and immunologic characteristics of Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal infection in North American volunteers.

@article{Morris1995ClinicalAI,
  title={Clinical and immunologic characteristics of Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal infection in North American volunteers.},
  author={J. Glenn Morris and Genevieve Losonsky and Jennifer A. Johnson and Carol O. Tacket and James P Nataro and Pinaki Panigrahi and Martin H. Levin},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1995},
  volume={171 4},
  pages={903-8}
}
Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal has recently emerged as a cause of epidemic cholera in Asia. To evaluate clinical and immunologic responses to infection, V. cholerae O139 Bengal AI1837 was administered to healthy adult North American volunteers. Two of 4 persons ingesting 10(4) cfu became ill (incubation period, 48 h; mean diarrheal stool, 1873 g), as did 7 of 9 persons receiving 10(6) cfu (incubation period, 28 h; mean diarrheal stool, 4548 g). Ill volunteers did not demonstrate a vibriocidal… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…