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Invertebrates molt, furry mammals shed, and human skin exfoliates. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Zingl et al. describe a virulence mechanism in which the bacterial pathogen Vibrio cholerae jettisons outer membrane proteins and lipids in vesicles as it enters the mammalian intestine.
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Name: Cell host & microbe
Vibrio cholerae non-O1 is a virulent pathogen that causes significant morbidity and mortality in humans. Herein, we report a case of corneal ulcer caused by this pathogen.
The type VI secretion system (T6SS) is a nanomachine capable of killing adjacent microbial cells in a contact-dependent manner. Due to limited studies, relatively little is known about the range of ma...
Tanzania is one of seven countries with the highest disease burden caused by cholera in Africa. We studied the evolution of Vibrio cholerae O1 isolated in Tanzania during the past three decades.
Antibodies targeting O-specific polysaccharide (OSP) of Vibrio cholerae may protect against cholera; however, little is known about this immune response in infected immunologically naïve humans.
Vibrio cholerae is the causative agent of cholera, a life-threatening diarrheal disease. Cholera causes epidemics and pandemics, but the ways this disease spreads worldwide is still unclear. This revi...
A mixed methods design was used to explore the outcomes of a 6-week, occupational therapy-led Comfortable Cafeteria program designed to build capacity of cafeteria supervisors to create a ...
VAXCHORA (Cholera Vaccine, Live, Oral) is a vaccine indicated for active immunization against disease caused by Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1. VAXCHORA is approved for use in adults 18 thro...
COAT-platelets stands for collagen and thrombin stimulated platelets, which are two things in the body that make platelets stick together. These platelets may be important in the initiati...
Cholera is an important diarrhoeal disease and an important cause of death, particularly during epidemic outbreaks, in Bangladesh and many other developing countries. Used as an adjunct to...
Cholera remains an important cause of diarrhoeal illness and death in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Antimicrobial therapy is an important adjunct to fluid therapy in the management of pa...
A strain of the VIBRIO CHOLERAE bacteria belonging to serogroup non-O1, infecting humans and other PRIMATES. It is related to VIBRIO CHOLERAE O1, but causes a disease less severe than CHOLERA. Eating raw shellfish contaminated with the bacteria results in GASTROENTERITIS.
Strains of VIBRIO CHOLERAE containing O ANTIGENS group 1. All are CHOLERA-causing strains (serotypes). There are two biovars (biotypes): cholerae and eltor (El Tor).
Strains of VIBRIO CHOLERAE containing O ANTIGENS group 139. This strain emerged in India in 1992 and caused a CHOLERA epidemic.
The etiologic agent of CHOLERA.
An acute diarrheal disease endemic in India and Southeast Asia whose causative agent is VIBRIO CHOLERAE. This condition can lead to severe dehydration in a matter of hours unless quickly treated.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...