Phenotypic traits of Matlab types I, II, and III of toxigenic V. cholerae O1 isolated from patients hospitalized with acute secretory diarrhea in Bangladesh

TypeNo. of strainsNo. of strains of serotype:VP testaSensitivity to poly- myxin B (50 U)bCAAaPhage sensitivitya
InabaOgawaGroup IV (El Tor biotype specific)Group V (classical biotype specific)
Matlab I220RRR
Matlab II101SSR
Matlab III21021RSR
El Tor MAK757101+R+SR
Classical 154101SRS
  • a +, positive; −, negative.

  • b Abbreviations: R, resistant; S, sensitive.