Vibrio Enterotoxin

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Bacterial virulence factor that gives rise to the disease, cholera.

The Vibrio toxin is an exotoxin produced by . It acts in the alimentary canal and hence is an . It also is an example of what is known as an A-B toxin.

The impact of exposure to vibrio enterotoxin is the secretion by cells lining the of large amounts of , resulting in substantial, watery .