Attualità sul colera

Translated title of the contribution: Cholera: Recent acquisitions

Salvatore Nardiello, Adelaide Ilario, Francesco M. Fusco, Gianluca Cuomo

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Cholera is still a medical problem in several countries, leading to the death of a large number of affected individuals. Recent acquisitions on the epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae suggest that there is a risk of global spreading of the disease and of the development of new pathogenic strains. We have reviewed the most recent hypothesis on the ecology of cholera, in particular on the origin of epidemics. Recent developments in the fields of therapy and prophylaxis of cholera are also reported.

Translated title of the contributionCholera: Recent acquisitions
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)85-92
Number of pages8
JournalInfezioni in Medicina
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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