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Neuraminidase production by Vibrio cholerae O1 and other diarrheagenic bacteria.

By S Kabir, N Ahmad and S Ali

Abstract

Vibrio cholerae O1 strains belonging to both biotypes (classical and El Tor) and both serotypes (Ogawa and Inaba) produced neuraminidase which was released rather than cell bound. Classical strains made more neuraminidase than did El Tor strains. About one-third of V. cholerae non-O1 strains and one-fourth of Aeromonas hydrophila strains were neuraminidase positive. Strains of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, and Shigella spp. did not produce detectable neuraminidase

Topics: Research Article
Year: 1984
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:263689
Provided by: PubMed Central
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