Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 12th, 2004
"Diarrhea caused by Vibrio cholerae is known to give long-lasting protection against subsequent life-threatening illness. The serum vibriocidal antibody response has been well studied and has been shown to correlate with protection. However, this systemic antibody response may be a surrogate marker for mucosal immune responses to key colonization factors of this organism, such as the toxin-co-regulated pilus (TCP) and other factors," scientists in Bangladesh and the United...
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