Re-emergence of El Tor vibrio in outbreak of cholera in & around Nagpur.

  title={Re-emergence of El Tor vibrio in outbreak of cholera in & around Nagpur.},
  author={Meena Mishra and Farah Mohammed and Suresh L Akulwar and Venkatesh Katkar and Neelima S. Tankhiwale and Rajaram M Powar},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  volume={120 5},
Contrary to earlier outbreaks of cholera due to Vibrio cholerae O139 during 1993 and its reemergence in 1998 in and around Nagpur and only sporadic episodes thereafter for next couple of years, a large outbreak was encountered between June and October 2003. V. cholerae 01 El Tor were isolated in 198 cases, of which 152 were Ogawa, 3 Inaba, 4 Hikojima and 39 were non agglutinating (NAG) vibrios. No isolate of V. cholerae O139 was detected during the entire outbreak. The isolates were multi drug… CONTINUE READING

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