Inquiry into the Hyperinfectivity of Vibrio cholerae.

Wallace-Gadsden, Faith.

Abstract: Following host passage Vibrio cholerae enters a hyperinfectious phase. This transient phase of increased infectivity likely plays an important role in the rapid spread of cholera during outbreaks. As a complex phenotype, hyperinfectivity should be viewed as a collection of host-induced phenotypes that improve the fitness of V. cholerae during subsequent infection. To date, neither regula... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Molecular Microbiology.
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