Table 3.

Characteristics of non-O1, non-O139 V. cholerae strains isolated during February and March 1996 in Calcuttaa

Strain no.Date of isolation (day.mo.yr)Sero- groupCleavage pattern of the following genes:Ribo- typeNMDCYA492Tissue culture activityAntibiogram
hlyUhlxattRS1toxRCHOHeLa
TSB-YEAKI mediumTSB-YEAKI medium
AM10729.2.1996O144HUIIHLIIA1TR1R11.43CtCtCtCtA Cf Co Fz N Na Nx S
AM10829.2.1996O144HUIIHLIIA1TR1R12.15CtCtCtCtA C Co Fz N Na Nx S
AS6029.2.1996O144HUIHLIIA1TR1R11.59CtCtCtCtA Cf Co Fz N Na S
AS6129.2.1996O144HUIHLIIA1TR1R11.51CtCtCtCtA Cf Co Fz N Na Nx S
AM10914.3.1996O19HUIHLIUPTR3R31.82CtCtCtCtA Fz N S
AM11118.3.1996O12HUIHLIUPTR3R4NDCtCtCtCtA Cf Fz N Na
AM11219.3.1996O39HUIHLIUPTR2R52.13CtCtCtCtA Fz N S
AM11320.3.1996O6HUIHLIUPTR2R62.46CtCtCtCtA Fz N S
AS6421.3.1996O11HUIHLIA2TR3R21.21CtCtCtCtA Fz N S
AS6521.3.1996O11HUIHLIA2TR3R20.89CtCtCtCrA Fz N S
AS6621.3.1996O11HUIIHLITR3R21.15CtCtCtCrA Fz N S
AS6725.3.1996OUTHUIHLIA2TR3R21.20CrCrCtCrA Fz N S
AS6829.3.1996OUTHUIHLIA2TR3R21.04CtCtCtCrA Fz N S
  • a Abbreviations: —, partial digestion; UP, unique pattern; Ct, cytotoxic; Cr, cell rounding; A, ampicillin; C, chloramphenicol, Co, co-trimoxazole; Cf, ciprofloxacine; Fz, furazolidone; N, neomycin; Na, nalidixic acid; Nx, norfloxacin; S, streptomycin; ND, Not done.