The pathogenicity of nonenterotoxigenic Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 biotype El Tor isolated from sewage water in Brazil.

@article{Levine1982ThePO,
  title={The pathogenicity of nonenterotoxigenic Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 biotype El Tor isolated from sewage water in Brazil.},
  author={Myron M. Levine and Richard E. Black and Mary Lou Clements and L A Cisneros and Alfred Saah and David R. Nalin and D. M. Gill and J P Craig and Colin Raymond Young and P A Ristaino},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1982},
  volume={145 3},
  pages={296-9}
}
Nonenterotoxigenic strains no. 1196-78 and no. 1074-78 of Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 (biotype El Tor, serotype Ogawa) were isolated from sewage water in Brazil and fed to 20 volunteers. Neither strain caused diarrhea. None of the seven volunteers who ingested Ogawa strain no. 1074-78 (10(6) organisms) excreted the organism whereas eight of the 13 volunteers who ingested Ogawa strain no. 1196-78 (10(6) or 10(8) organisms) did excrete the organism in their stools. None of 114 stool-culture… CONTINUE READING
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