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Latest Publications and Research on Cholera

Cell Rep    

Vibrio cholerae-Symbiont Interactions Inhibit Intestinal Repair in Drosophila.

Fast D, Petkau K, Ferguson M, Shin M, Galenza A, Kostiuk B, Pukatzki S, Foley E

Pathogen-mediated damage to the intestinal epithelium activates compensatory growth and differentiation repair programs in progenitor cells. Accelerat... Read More

Source: PubMed

PLoS Negl Trop Dis    

High cholera vaccination coverage following emergency campaign in Haiti: Results from a cluster survey in three rural Communes in the South Department, 2017.

Sharp A, Blake A, Backx J, Panunzi I, Barrais R, Nackers F, Luquero F, Deslouches YG, Cohuet S

Oral cholera vaccine (OCV) has increasingly been used as an outbreak control measure, but vaccine shortages limit its application. A two-dose OCV camp... Read More

Source: PubMed

Health Secur    

Improving Cross-Border Preparedness and Response: Lessons Learned from 3 Lassa Fever Outbreaks Across Benin, Nigeria, and Togo, 2017-2019.

Kakai CG, Okunromade OF, Dan-Nwafor CC, Chabi AIB, Martial GTP, Dalhat MM, Ward S, Tante O, Nguku PM, Hamadi A, Ilori E, Lokossou V, Brito C, Ojo OE, Kone I, Agbeko TT, Ihekweazu C, Merrill RD

Long-standing cultural, economic, and political relationships among Benin, Nigeria, and Togo contribute to the complexity of their cross-border connec... Read More

Source: PubMed

Indian J Med Microbiol    

Geographically distinct North-East Indian Helicobacter pylori strains are highly sensitive to clarithromycin but are levofloxacin resistant.

Mahant S, Sharma AK, Gehlot V, Mukhopadhyay AK, Chhawchharia A, Dutta S, Agarwal A, Som A, Das K, Das R

Helicobacter pylori causes various gastro-intestinal diseases. Antibiotic resistance to commonly used antibiotics for the treatment of H. pylori infec... Read More

Source: PubMed

Microbiology (Reading, Engl.)  2020 Jan 30  

Molecular mechanism of sulfur chemolithotrophy in the betaproteobacterium Pusillimonas ginsengisoli SBSA.

Mandal S, Rameez MJ, Chatterjee S, Sarkar J, Pyne P, Bhattacharya S, Shaw R, Ghosh W

Chemolithotrophic sulfur oxidation represents a significant part of the biogeochemical cycling of this element. Due to its long evolutionary history, ... Read More

Source: PubMed


kelli.7 Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Grace is mean to me all the time!!!

Gavin Tuesday, November 18, 2008

In Zimbabwe the National Water Authority is failing to supply water to large parts of the urban areas. This has resulted in residences drawing on Boerhole Water and others purchasing from borehole owners. My question is what is the risk of being infected by the Cholera Bacteria especially in schools who use the water to wash with but not to drink?

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