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Title: Toxigenicity and drug sensitivity of vibrio mimicus isolated from fresh water prawns in Bangladesh
Authors: Chowdhury, M.A.R.
Aziz, K.M.S.
Rahim, Z.
Kay, B.A.
Keywords: Vibrio cholera
Public health
Issue Date: 1986
Citation: J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 1986 Dec;4(4):237-240
Abstract: Eight isolates of Vibrio mimicus from 20 prawns (Macrobrachium malcolmsonii) obtained from fresh water in Bangladesh were tested for enterotoxin production and antibiotic sensitivity. Six of the eight isolates (75%) induced fluid accumulation in rabbit ileal loops. AN isolates were resistant to kanamycin and streptomycin and sensitive to chloramphenicol, gentamictn and trimethoprim-suffame-thoxazole; 75% were sensitive to ampicilfin. The proportion of isolates producing toxin of all isolates and their pattern of sensitivity to antimicrobial drugs resembled human isolates of V mimicus.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/233
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