20 April, 2010

Cholera vaccine

1) Vibrio cholerae (Electron-microscopic image, x 2,000)

2) certificate of Cholera vaccine ( formerly used ):

3) killed whole-cell(Vibrio cholerae 01) vaccine for injection:
----- In 2001, WHO recommended the stop to use of this vaccine. 

------prophylactic usage is not currently recommended for routine use by the 
----- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

4) Oral cholera vaccine:
----- Brand name: Dukoral 
----- Munufacture: Crucell, Leiden,The Netherlands ( http://www.crucell.com/ )
------Dukoral® was first licensed in 1992 and is now licensed in over 60 countries.
------ Vaccine components: killed whole-cell Vibrio cholerae O1 and recombinant B subunit
-----------------------------------of cholera toxin. also protective against Vibrio cholerae 139.

Any questions:  write to Keiji Hagiwara,
--------------------------- Kami-Ube Pediatric clinic,
--------------------------- keijihagiwara@gmail.com