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mode of transmission of cholera

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Gastrointestinal : Cholera is an bacterial, intestinal infection caused by a bacteria called Vibrio cholerae. It is usually contracted from infected drinking water, or c ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cholera: Cholera is an acute bacterial infection of the small intestine caused by Vibrio cholerae which is spread in contaminated food & water. It is estim ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cholera: There have been numerous Cholera outbreaks at various parts of the globe over -time. Are you referring to a specific cholera outbreak?
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
contamination: Cholera is a bacteria spread from infected feces via inadequate water treatment to new victims. It cannot occur with modern sewage treatment systems ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cholera: Cholera is spread when feces infected by Vibrio cholerae contaminates water or food. Inadequately cooked seafood can be a cause. It is most often see ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It is spread bywater: and food that is contaminted by human feces. It is also spread by undercooked seafood.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Fecal-oral: Cholera spreads by the fecal-oral route, meaning infected stool contaminates either food or water consumed by another individual. This is why hand-was ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
CHOLERA IN US: No there has not been any reported cases of cholera in us for few years.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Bacterial infection: Cholera is caused by a bacterium, vibrio cholerae. Infections results in severe profuse watery diarrhea and may cause death from dehydration. The ba ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Watery diarrhea: Cholera causes variable amount of watery (rice water) diarrhea which can be severe enough to cause rapid dehydration. Vomiting can occur but fever is ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Cholera include:: Abdominal pain, Dehydration, Fever, Severe diarrhea, Vomiting, Coma.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cholera: According to WHO -more recent outbreaks of cholera have included: South-East Africa (Mozambique & Somalia), Americas (Cuba, Dominican Republic, H ... Read More
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