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Molecular Analysis of Potential Adhesions of Vibrio cholerae 01

  • Paul A. Manning
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 58)

Abstract

Vibrio cholerae 01 is a non-invasive enteric pathogen of humans responsible for asiatic cholera. Thus, in order for it to cause disease it must adhere to and colonize the small intestinal mucosa where it is then able to efficiently deliver its toxins responsible for inducing the typical watery diarrhoea. The adhesions, colonization factors and toxins all have been the subject of interest because of the implications for vaccine development.

Keywords

Protective Antigen Colonization Factor Potential Adhesion Infant Mouse Kanamycin Resistance Cassette 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul A. Manning
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyThe University of AdelaideAdelaide S.A.Australia

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