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J Bacteriol. 2011 Oct;193(20):5877-8. doi: 10.1128/JB.05643-11.

Genome sequence of the human pathogen Vibrio cholerae Amazonia.

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  • 1Laboratory of Molecular Genetics of Microrganims, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. anapaulo@ioc.fiocruz.br

Abstract

Vibrio cholerae O1 Amazonia is a pathogen that was isolated from cholera-like diarrhea cases in at least two countries, Brazil and Ghana. Based on multilocus sequence analysis, this lineage belongs to a distinct profile compared to strains from El Tor and classical biotypes. The genomic analysis revealed that it contains Vibrio pathogenicity island 2 and a set of genes related to pathogenesis and fitness, such as the type VI secretion system, present in choleragenic V. cholerae strains.

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PMC3187201
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