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Study sheds light on how cholera became a human pathogen

Submitted by lsekela on August 28, 2018 - 09:36 AM

The study suggests that the aquatic environment enables Vibrio cholerae to acquire virulence and that the pathogen’s adaptation to amoebal predators may have played a role in its emergence as a major human pathogen.

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News-Medical

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Sally Robertson

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