comma bacillus

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comma bacillus

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(Microbiology) a comma-shaped bacterium, Vibrio comma, that causes cholera in man: family Spirillaceae
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Noun1.comma bacillus - comma-shaped bacteria that cause Asiatic choleracomma bacillus - comma-shaped bacteria that cause Asiatic cholera
genus Vibrio - a genus of bacteria
vibrio, vibrion - curved rodlike motile bacterium
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Results of tests conducted on eight patients came out positive of Vibrio cholerae, the bacterium causing the disease.
It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae
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Caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, cholera infection first became epidemic last October and spread until December when it dwindled, but only to worryingly resurface again at the end of April.
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Cholera, an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, causes vomiting and severe dehydration which if untreated has a 50 per cent mortality rate.
Ademas, se vio infecciones por tres germenes en dos de los casos, Campylobacter, Salmonella y Vibrio cholerae no toxigenico en uno y Campylobacter sp.
Stool cultures isolated Vibrio cholerae O1, subtype Ogawa, which was resistant to tetracyclines, cotrimoxazole and nalidixic acid but sensitive to fluoroquinolones and third generation cephalosporins.
The etiologic agent of cholera, Vibrio cholerae, is an important cause of human morbidity and mortality, particularly in developing countries or following environmental disasters.
Rosario Bandala, the Alamada municipal health chief, has explained that vibrio cholerae, a bacteria that causes cholera, thrives in water contaminated with human and animal discharges.