Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal


Archives   1992

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 37ºC and 42ºC and they were resistant to polymyxin B sulphate.
SUBJECT HEADINGS:   Vibrio Cholerae. Food Contamination. Diarrhoea. Vegetables.
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