Sustained Local Diversity of Vibrio cholerae O1 Biotypes in a Previously Cholera-Free Country

Yan Boucher
  • mBio, May 2016, ASM Journals
  • DOI: 10.1128/mbio.00570-16

Mexico cholera

What is it about?

Comment on studies finding various subtypes of Vibrio cholerae belonging to the O1 serotype co-exisiting for extended periods of time in Mexico. The V. cholerae bacteria belonging to that serotype are responsible for all seven known cholera pandemics, including the ongoing one.

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