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What is the cause of cholera in south asia?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

The organism...Vibrio cholera, usually serotype o1, spread thru contaminated water.

Answered Sep 16, 2019

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Cholera is an acute bacterial infection of the small intestine caused by Vibrio cholerae which is spread in fecally contaminated food & water.

Answered Jun 18, 2017

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