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No, I don't think so. Mostly estuaries (brackish water) and marine biofilms on submerged surfaces are a reservoir for Vibrio cholerae. Vibrio cholerae is isolated from rivers, creeks, washes, irrigation ditches, hulls of ships, etc. (Indeed, cholera spread rapidly throughout the world after the 1817 epidemic, largely due to the inadvertent transport of ...


The Streptococci are a part of the normal human flora. The streptococci are widely distributed in nature and frequently form part of the normal human flora (seeTable 29-1). Approximately 5-15% of humans carry S pyogenes or S agalactiae in the nasopharynx. Please see:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7611/#!po=51.4706 for more details on ...

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