The Queensland cholera incident of 1977. 2. The epidemiological investigation.

@article{Rogers1980TheQC,
  title={The Queensland cholera incident of 1977. 2. The epidemiological investigation.},
  author={Richard Curtis Rogers and R G Cuffe and Y M Cossins and Denis M Murphy and A T Bourke},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1980},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={665-9}
}
In 1977 the first case of cholera known to be contracted in Australia during the seventh pandemic occurred in southeastern Queensland. Toxigenic isolates of Vibrio cholerae, biotype eltor, serotype Inaba, phage-type 2, were obtained from the index case, a companion of the patient, the reticulated water supply of their place of residence, and a stretch of… CONTINUE READING