Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Cholera Vaccine.

Abstract

Cholera, caused by infection with toxigenic Vibrio cholerae bacteria of serogroup O1 (>99% of global cases) or O139, is characterized by watery diarrhea that can be severe and rapidly fatal without prompt rehydration. Cholera is endemic in approximately 60 countries and causes epidemics as well. Globally, cholera results in an estimated 2.9 million cases of… (More)
DOI: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6618a6

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@article{Wong2017RecommendationsOT, title={Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Cholera Vaccine.}, author={Karen K. Wong and Erin L Burdette and Barbara E. Mahon and Eric Daniel Mintz and Edward T. Ryan and Arthur L. Reingold}, journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={2017}, volume={66 18}, pages={482-485} }