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Cholera and the Ecology of Vibrio cholerae

  • B. S. Drasar
  • B. D. Forrest

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. B. Said, B. Drasar
    Pages 1-17
  3. B. D. Forrest
    Pages 95-124
  4. M. M. Levine, J. B. Kaper
    Pages 125-186
  5. M. S. Islam, B. S. Drasar, R. B. Sack
    Pages 187-227
  6. A. E. Collins
    Pages 255-294
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 349-355

About this book

Introduction

Only in recent years has it been revealed that V. cholerae is a normal inhabitant of esturine and riverine waters. This means that even if the disease can be eliminated from human population by vaccines etc. the vibrio will continue to survive independently in the environment. It is likely that the environment is the source of epidemic strains. This is the first book to focus on the implication of these discoveries.

Keywords

Fauna development ecology environment vaccine

Editors and affiliations

  • B. S. Drasar
    • 1
  • B. D. Forrest
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical SciencesLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonUK
  2. 2.Biocine Clinical ResearchChiron BiocineEmeryvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-1515-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7178-9
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-1515-2
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