Immune responses to cholera in children.

  title={Immune responses to cholera in children.},
  author={Daniel T Leung and F. A. Rezaur Rahman Chowdhury and Stephen B. Calderwood and Firdausi Qadri and Edward T. Ryan},
  journal={Expert review of anti-infective therapy},
  volume={10 4},
Cholera is a severe acute dehydrating diarrheal disease caused by Vibrio cholerae O1 or O139 infection, and is associated with significant mortality and morbidity globally. Although young children bear a high burden of the disease, currently available oral vaccines give a lower efficacy and shorter duration of protection in this group than in adults… CONTINUE READING