Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal
Volume 4, Number 2
TITLE: Non-01 Vibrio cholerae isolation from flies, cooked children foods drinking water, currency notes and vegetables in Yangon.
AUTHOR: Khin Nwe Oo; Aung Myo Han; Tin Aye
SOURCE: Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal. 1992; 4(2): 105-109
ABSTRACT: Non-01 V. cholerae isolation was done from flies, cooked children's food, drinking water, currency notes and vegetables in Yangon during 1984 to 1989. They were found in 45.7% of flies samples, 3.5% of cooked children's foods, 4.4% of drinking water samples, 5% of currency notes and 0.6% of vegetables samples. The strains of non-01 V. cholerae isolated from these sources shared identical biochemical reactions. They all were grow at 37Ã‚ÂºC and 42Ã‚ÂºC and they were resistant to polymyxin B sulphate.
SUBJECT HEADINGS: Vibrio Cholerae. Food Contamination. Diarrhoea. Vegetables.