Oral cholera vaccines: use in clinical practice.

  title={Oral cholera vaccines: use in clinical practice.},
  author={David R Hill and Lisa M Ford and David G Lalloo},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  volume={6 6},
Cholera continues to occur globally, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Oral cholera vaccines have been developed and have now been used for several years, primarily in traveller populations. The licensure in the European Union of a killed whole cell cholera vaccine combined with the recombinant B subunit of cholera toxin (rCTB-WC) has stimulated interest in protection against cholera. Because of the similarity between cholera toxin and the heat-labile toxin of Escherichia coli, a… CONTINUE READING

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