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Query: NC_002505:2537655:2560226 Vibrio cholerae O1 biovar eltor str. N16961 chromosome I, complete

Start: 2560226, End: 2560393, Length: 168

Host Lineage: Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio; Vibrionaceae; Vibrionales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This is an epidemic serogroup of Vibrio cholerae isolated in 1971 in Bangladesh and is distinguished from the classical biotype due to hemolysin production. This genus is abundant in marine or freshwater environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas; regions that provide an important reservoir for the organism in between outbreaks of the disease. Vibrio can affect shellfish, finfish, and other marine animals and a number of species are pathogenic for humans. Vibrio cholerae can colonize the mucosal surface of the small intestines of humans where it will cause cholera, a severe and sudden onset diarrheal disease. One famous outbreak was traced to a contaminated well in London in 1854 by John Snow, and epidemics, which can occur with extreme rapidity, are often associated with conditions of poor sanitation. The disease has a high lethality if left untreated, and millions have died over the centuries. There have been seven major pandemics between 1817 and today. Six were attributed to the classical biotype, while the 7th, which started in 1961, is associated with the El Tor biotype.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_016445:2012294:203038020303802030547168Vibrio cholerae O1 str. 2010EL-1786 chromosome 1, completehypothetical protein3e-23107
NC_012582:2626786:264487826448782645045168Vibrio cholerae O395 chromosome chromosome I, complete sequencehypothetical protein3e-23107
NC_012578:2479150:249724124972412497408168Vibrio cholerae M66-2 chromosome I, complete sequencehypothetical protein3e-23107