The suckling mouse model of cholera

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Vibrio cholerae colonization of the suckling mouse intestine is a commonly used animal model for the human diarrheal disease cholera. This model has a number of advantages as well as disadvantages, and has been extremely useful in the identification and characterization of proven and putative virulence factors involved in human cholera. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)189-191
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Microbiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Virology


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