Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 8th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "The relationship among (1) the local incidence of cholera, (2) the prevalence in the aquatic environment of Vibrio cholerae, and (3) bacterial viruses that attack potentially virulent 01 and 0139 serogroup strains of this organism (cholera phages) was studied in Dhaka, Bangladesh."
"Over nearly a 3-year period," reported S.M. Faruque and colleagues at Harvard University, "we found that significantly more environmental water samples contained either a phage or a phage-susceptible V. cholerae strain...
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