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What is the cause of cholera in south asia?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 51 years experience
Same as always: The organism...Vibrio cholera, usually serotype o1, spread thru contaminated water.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Vibrio Cholerae: Cholera is an acute bacterial infection of the small intestine caused by Vibrio cholerae which is spread in fecally contaminated food & water.
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