Diverse CTX phages among toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139 strains isolated between 1994 and 2002 in an area where cholera is endemic in Bangladesh

Suraia Nusrin, G. Yeahia Khan, N. A. Bhuiyan, M. Ansaruzzaman, M. A. Hossain, Ashrafus Safa, Rasel Khan, Shah M. Faruque, David A. Sack, T. Hamabata, Yoshifumi Takeda, G. Balakrish Nair

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Abstract

PCR surveillance of the rstR genes of CTX phages in Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139 showed no relationship between the incidence of disease and changes in the rstR but showed variations in their presence in O1 and O139 strains and the occurrence of multiple types in a few strains.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5854-5856
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume42
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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