R R Colwell

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genomic profiles of clinical and environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae O1 in cholera-endemic areas of Bangladesh
    Young Gun Zo
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:12409-14. 2002
  2. pmc Reduction of cholera in Bangladeshi villages by simple filtration
    Rita R Colwell
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1051-5. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Viable but nonculturable bacteria: a survival strategy
    R R Colwell
    University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Center of Marine Biotechnology, Columbus Center, 701 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    J Infect Chemother 6:121-5. 2000
  4. pmc Genetic diversity of clinical and environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae determined by amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting
    S C Jiang
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:148-53. 2000
  5. pmc Bacteria of the gamma-subclass Proteobacteria associated with zooplankton in Chesapeake Bay
    J F Heidelberg
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:5498-507. 2002
  6. pmc Genetic diversity of Vibrio cholerae in Chesapeake Bay determined by amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting
    S C Jiang
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:140-7. 2000
  7. pmc Genotypes associated with virulence in environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae
    I N Rivera
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:2421-9. 2001
  8. pmc Critical factors influencing the occurrence of Vibrio cholerae in the environment of Bangladesh
    Anwar Huq
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4645-54. 2005
  9. pmc Predicting the distribution of Vibrio spp. in the Chesapeake Bay: a Vibrio cholerae case study
    Guillaume Constantin de Magny
    University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Ecohealth 6:378-89. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Infectious disease and environment: cholera as a paradigm for waterborne disease
    Rita R Colwell
    Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Int Microbiol 7:285-9. 2004

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  1. pmc Genomic profiles of clinical and environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae O1 in cholera-endemic areas of Bangladesh
    Young Gun Zo
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:12409-14. 2002
    ..cholerae populations in the aquatic environment can cause shifts in the dynamics of the disease...
  2. pmc Reduction of cholera in Bangladeshi villages by simple filtration
    Rita R Colwell
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1051-5. 2003
    ..005) compared with the control...
  3. ncbi request reprint Viable but nonculturable bacteria: a survival strategy
    R R Colwell
    University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Center of Marine Biotechnology, Columbus Center, 701 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    J Infect Chemother 6:121-5. 2000
    ..These adaptive capabilities provide bacterial cells with an extraordinary set of mechanisms by which they are able to respond to their surrounding environment and survive...
  4. pmc Genetic diversity of clinical and environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae determined by amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting
    S C Jiang
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:148-53. 2000
    ..cholerae strains that appear to have been derived locally from environmental O1 or non-O1 strains...
  5. pmc Bacteria of the gamma-subclass Proteobacteria associated with zooplankton in Chesapeake Bay
    J F Heidelberg
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:5498-507. 2002
    ....
  6. pmc Genetic diversity of Vibrio cholerae in Chesapeake Bay determined by amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting
    S C Jiang
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:140-7. 2000
    ..The dynamic nature of the population structure of this bacterial species in Chesapeake Bay provides new insight into the ecology and molecular evolution of V. cholerae in the natural environment...
  7. pmc Genotypes associated with virulence in environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae
    I N Rivera
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:2421-9. 2001
    ..Based on results of this study, surveillance of non-O1/non-O139 V. cholerae in the aquatic environment, combined with genotype monitoring using ctxA, stn/sto, and tcpA ET genes, could be valuable in human health risk assessment...
  8. pmc Critical factors influencing the occurrence of Vibrio cholerae in the environment of Bangladesh
    Anwar Huq
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4645-54. 2005
    ..g., plankton population blooms. The new information on the ecology of V. cholerae is proving useful in developing environmental models for the prediction of cholera epidemics...
  9. pmc Predicting the distribution of Vibrio spp. in the Chesapeake Bay: a Vibrio cholerae case study
    Guillaume Constantin de Magny
    University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Ecohealth 6:378-89. 2009
    ..parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus, will be possible, as well as its transport to any geographical location where sufficient relevant data are available...
  10. ncbi request reprint Infectious disease and environment: cholera as a paradigm for waterborne disease
    Rita R Colwell
    Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Int Microbiol 7:285-9. 2004
  11. pmc Comprehensive DNA signature discovery and validation
    Adam M Phillippy
    Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 3:e98. 2007
    ..The Insignia system is freely accessible via a Web interface and has been released as open source software at: http://insignia.cbcb.umd.edu...
  12. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Pseudoalteromonas citrea and P. nigrifaciens isolated from different ecological habitats based on REP-PCR genomic fingerprints
    Elena P Ivanova
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore 21202, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 25:275-83. 2002
    ..It is concluded that REP, ERIC and BOX-PCR are effective in generating strain specific patterns that can be used to elucidate geographic distribution, with these genomic patterns providing a valuable biogeographic criterion...
  13. pmc Cholera and climate: a demonstrated relationship
    Guillaume Constantin de Magny
    Center of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, Biomolecular Sciences Building 296, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 120:119-28. 2009
    ..cholerae in the Chesapeake Bay. The system, and potential future improved versions of it, may be useful to public health officials concerned with environmental factors influencing human health...
  14. ncbi request reprint Method of DNA extraction and application of multiplex polymerase chain reaction to detect toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139 from aquatic ecosystems
    Irma N G Rivera
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Environ Microbiol 5:599-606. 2003
    ..cholerae PCR, and O1/O139 serogroup and tcpA/ctxA genes by multiplex PCR offers an efficient system, permitting risk analysis for cholera in coastal areas...
  15. pmc Predictability of Vibrio cholerae in Chesapeake Bay
    Valérie R Louis
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 E Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2773-85. 2003
    ..Under scenarios of global climate change, increased climate variability, accompanied by higher stream flow rates and warmer temperatures, could favor conditions that increase the occurrence of V. cholerae in Chesapeake Bay...
  16. ncbi request reprint A 4-year study of the epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae in four rural areas of Bangladesh
    R Bradley Sack
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:96-101. 2003
    ..These data will be correlated with environmental factors, to develop a model for prediction of cholera outbreaks...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a Vibrio cholerae phage isolated from the coastal water of Peru
    Miguel Talledo
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 E Pratt St, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Environ Microbiol 5:350-4. 2003
    ..Vibrio cholerae O139 strains were resistant to infection and highest infection rates were obtained in low nutrient media amended with NaCl or prepared using seawater as diluent...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mercury-resistant actinomycetes from the Chesapeake Bay
    J Ravel
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 162:177-84. 1998
    ..Strain CHR28 grew at both low and high salt concentrations; however, strain CHR3 showed enhanced growth in the presence of salt, evidence of its habitat being marine or estuarine sediment...
  19. pmc Direct detection of Vibrio cholerae and ctxA in Peruvian coastal water and plankton by PCR
    Erin K Lipp
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3676-80. 2003
    ..cholerae O139. Thus, PCR was successfully employed in detecting toxigenic V. cholerae directly in seawater and plankton samples and provides evidence for an environmental reservoir for this pathogen in Peruvian coastal waters...
  20. pmc Effects of global climate on infectious disease: the cholera model
    Erin K Lipp
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 15:757-70. 2002
    ..The cholera model provides a template for future research on climate-sensitive diseases, allowing definition of critical parameters and offering a means of developing more sophisticated methods for prediction of disease outbreaks...
  21. ncbi request reprint A simple binomial test for estimating sequencing errors in public repository 16S rRNA sequences
    Young Gun Zo
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 E Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 72:166-79. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Simple procedure for rapid identification of Vibrio cholerae from the aquatic environment
    Nipa Choopun
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 E Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:995-8. 2002
    ..cholerae. This technique provided 100% sensitivity and > or =70% specificity...
  23. pmc Diversity and seasonality of bioluminescent Vibrio cholerae populations in Chesapeake Bay
    Young Gun Zo
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 E Pratt St, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:135-46. 2009
    ..cholerae is concluded to be related to its interaction with copepods and related crustacean species...
  24. pmc Seasonality of Chesapeake Bay bacterioplankton species
    J F Heidelberg
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:5488-97. 2002
    ..The cross-Choptank River transect sample profile of V. vulnificus and V. cholerae-V. mimicus varied significantly in abundance, and trans-Choptank River transect samples revealed a patchy distribution...
  25. ncbi request reprint Arenibacter gen. nov., new genus of the family flavobacteriaceae and description of a new species, Arenibacter latericius sp. nov
    E P Ivanova
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:1987-95. 2001
    ..nov., and species, Arenibacter latericius sp. nov. The type strain is KMM 426T (VKM B 2137DT = LMG 19694T = CIP 106861T)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Viability of the nonculturable Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139
    S Chaiyanan
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore 21202, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 24:331-41. 2001
    ..It is concluded that not only do VBNC V cholerae O1 and O139 retain viability up to one year, but genes associated with pathogenicity are retained, along with chromosomal integrity...
  27. doi request reprint Detection, isolation, and identification of Vibrio cholerae from the environment
    Anwar Huq
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Curr Protoc Microbiol . 2006
    ..In this unit, we present the most accepted methods for the isolation and detection of V. cholerae...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructure of coccoid viable but non-culturable Vibrio cholerae
    Saipin Chaiyanan
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, Columbus Center, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 E Pratt St, Suite 236, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Environ Microbiol 9:393-402. 2007
    ..Coccoid cells of V. cholerae O1 and O139 incubated at 4 degrees C for more than 1 year remained substrate responsive and antigenic...
  29. ncbi request reprint Analysis of 16S-23S rRNA intergenic spacer of Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio mimicus for detection of these species
    J Chun
    University of Maryland and Biotechnology Institute, Center of Marine Biotechnology, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 179:171-8. 2002
  30. pmc Temperature-driven Campylobacter seasonality in England and Wales
    Valérie R Louis
    Center for Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:85-92. 2005
    ..Therefore, public health interventions should not be restricted to food-borne approaches, and the epidemiology of the seasonal peak in human campylobacter infections may best be understood through studies in young children...
  31. doi request reprint Environmental Vibrio spp., isolated in Mozambique, contain a polymorphic group of integrative conjugative elements and class 1 integrons
    Elisa Taviani
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 64:45-54. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Acinetobacter lipases: molecular biology, biochemical properties and biotechnological potential
    Erick A Snellman
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 31:391-400. 2004
    ..This review discusses the biology of lipase expression in Acinetobacter, with emphasis on those aspects relevant to potential biotechnology applications...
  33. ncbi request reprint Purification and properties of the extracellular lipase, LipA, of Acinetobacter sp. RAG-1
    Erick A Snellman
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, MD 21202, USA
    Eur J Biochem 269:5771-9. 2002
    ..The protein retains more than 75% of its initial activity after exposure to organic solvents, but is rapidly deactivated by pyridine. RAG-1 lipase offers potential for use as a biocatalyst...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pandemic strains of O3:K6 Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the aquatic environment of Bangladesh
    M Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, GPO 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Can J Microbiol 50:827-34. 2004
    ..This is the first report on the isolation of pandemic O3:K6 strains of V. parahaemolyticus from the aquatic environment of Bangladesh...
  35. pmc Emergence and evolution of Vibrio cholerae O139
    Shah M Faruque
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1304-9. 2003
    ..cholerae, not only in the Ganges Delta region of India and Bangladesh, but also in other areas of endemic and epidemic cholera...
  36. doi request reprint Global impact of Vibrio cholerae interactions with chitin
    Carla Pruzzo
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 10:1400-10. 2008
    ..cholerae interactions with chitin represent a useful model for examination of the role of primary habitat selection in the development of traits that have been identified as virulence factors in human disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Variation of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 in the aquatic environment of Bangladesh and its correlation with the clinical strains
    Mohammad Sirajul Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Microbiol Immunol 48:773-7. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the study of the molecular ecology of V. cholerae O1 in relation to its environmental reservoir is important in identifying virulent strains that cause disease...
  38. doi request reprint Dual role colonization factors connecting Vibrio cholerae's lifestyles in human and aquatic environments open new perspectives for combating infectious diseases
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Department of Biology, University of Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 19:254-9. 2008
    ..cholerae fitness in its environmental reservoirs...
  39. doi request reprint Biofilms in water, its role and impact in human disease transmission
    Anwar Huq
    University of Maryland, Maryland Pathogen Research Institute, 3132 Bioscience Research, Building 413, College Park, MD 20742, United States
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 19:244-7. 2008
    ..For this reason discovery and investigation of this important bacterial ecological niche in the environment were impeded...
  40. pmc Determination of clonality and relatedness of Vibrio cholerae isolates by genomic fingerprinting, using long-range repetitive element sequence-based PCR
    Nipa Chokesajjawatee
    Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland Institute of Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5392-401. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint A voyage of discovery: cholera, climate and complexity
    Rita R Colwell
    Environ Microbiol 4:67-9. 2002
  42. pmc Occurrence and expression of luminescence in Vibrio cholerae
    Christopher J Grim
    University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:708-15. 2008
    ..Luminescence expression patterns of V. cholerae were also investigated, and isolates could be grouped based on expression level. Several strains with defective expression of the lux operon, including natural K variants, were identified...
  43. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and distribution of Vibrio cholerae in the coastal environment of Peru
    Ana I Gil
    Instituto de Investigación Nutricional IIN, Av La Universidad 685, La Molina, Lima 18, Peru
    Environ Microbiol 6:699-706. 2004
    ..cholerae in Peru. The climate-cholera relationship observed for the 1997-98 El Niño year suggests that an early warning system for cholera risk can be established for Peru and neighbouring Latin American countries...
  44. pmc Viable but nonculturable Vibrio cholerae O1 in biofilms in the aquatic environment and their role in cholera transmission
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17801-6. 2007
    ..cholerae cells freshly discharged into the environment are significantly less robust than cells adapted to environmental conditions...
  45. pmc Effect of transport at ambient temperature on detection and isolation of Vibrio cholerae from environmental samples
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2185-90. 2006
    ..cholerae from freshwater ecosystems can be achieved by holding samples at the ambient temperature, an observation that has significant implications for tracking this pathogen in diverse aquatic environments...
  46. pmc Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae in the aquatic environment of Mathbaria, Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2849-55. 2006
    ..The biofilm community is concluded to be an additional reservoir of cholera bacteria in the aquatic environment between seasonal epidemics of cholera in Bangladesh...
  47. pmc Association of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor and O139 Bengal with the Copepods Acartia tonsa and Eurytemora affinis
    Tonya K Rawlings
    Institute for Advanced Computer Sciences, University of Maryland, 296 Biomolecular Sciences Building, Room 3103, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7926-33. 2007
    ..affinis. This difference in colonization may be significant in the general predominance of V. cholerae O1 in cholera epidemics in rural Bangladesh where water supplies are taken directly from the environment...
  48. ncbi request reprint Persistence of adhesive properties in Vibrio cholerae after long-term exposure to sea water
    Carla Pruzzo
    Istituto di Microbiologia e Scienze Biomediche, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 5:850-8. 2003
    ..It is concluded that as vibrios do not lose adhesive properties after long-term exposure to ASW, it is important to include methods for VBNC bacteria when testing environmental and clinical samples for purposes of public health safety...
  49. pmc Seasonal cholera caused by Vibrio cholerae serogroups O1 and O139 in the coastal aquatic environment of Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4096-104. 2006
    ..cholerae O139 have been demonstrated. Based on the results of this study, the coastal ecosystem of the Bay of Bengal is concluded to be a significant reservoir for the epidemic serogroups of V. cholerae...
  50. pmc Detection of cytotoxin-hemolysin mRNA in nonculturable populations of environmental and clinical Vibrio vulnificus strains in artificial seawater
    Marion Fischer-Le Saux
    DEL MP Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Institut Francais de Recherche pour l Exploitation de la Mer, Plouzane, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:5641-6. 2002
    ..This result indicates that special attention should be given to the presence of potentially pathogenic VBNC cells in environmental samples when assessing public health risk...
  51. ncbi request reprint Septaplex PCR assay for rapid identification of Vibrio cholerae including detection of virulence and int SXT genes
    Chinmay K Mantri
    Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar, India
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 265:208-14. 2006
    ..cholerae serogroups both in the environment and clinical settings...
  52. pmc Pathogenic potential of environmental Vibrio cholerae strains carrying genetic variants of the toxin-coregulated pilus pathogenicity island
    Shah M Faruque
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Infect Immun 71:1020-5. 2003
    ..cholerae encode biologically active gene products. Detection of functional homologs of the TCP island genes in environmental strains may have implications for understanding the origin and evolution of virulence genes of V. cholerae...
  53. pmc Covariability of Vibrio cholerae microdiversity and environmental parameters
    Young Gun Zo
    Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland Institute of Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2915-20. 2008
    ..Evidence that such correspondence occurs is provided for Vibrio cholerae, establishing a critical role for environmental parameters in bacterial diversity...
  54. doi request reprint Solutions for Nigeria
    Rita R Colwell
    Science 319:385. 2008
  55. doi request reprint Vibrio cholerae non-O1, non-O139 strains isolated before 1992 from Varanasi, India are multiple drug resistant, contain intSXT, dfr18 and aadA5 genes
    Harapriya Mohapatra
    Infectious Disease Biology, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar 751023, Orissa, India
    Environ Microbiol 10:866-73. 2008
    ..This is the first report of the occurrence of SXT ICE, dfr18, sulII, strAB and aadA5 genes in environmental V. cholerae non-O1, non-O139 strains from Varanasi, India, that had been isolated before 1992...
  56. ncbi request reprint Recovery in culture of viable but nonculturable Vibrio parahaemolyticus: regrowth or resuscitation?
    François Coutard
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Département Environnement Microbiologie et Phycotoxines, IFREMER, Plouzane, France
    ISME J 1:111-20. 2007
    ..parahaemolyticus. Nutrient in filtrates of VBNC cells is hypothesized to allow growth of the temperature-responsive cells, with cell division occurring via binary fission, but also including an atypical, asymmetric cell division...