People with type O blood more likely to die of cholera -- MEDICA Trade Fair

People with type O blood more likely to die of cholera

30/08/2016

Image: blood samples in test tubes; Copyright: USMC/Wikimedia Commons

People with blood type O often get more severely ill from cholera. Researchers have found that cholera toxin activates a key signaling molecule more strongly in people with blood type O than type A, possibly leading to more severe symptoms; © USMC/Wikimedia Commons Usage Restrictions