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Is cholera caused only by the bacterium vibrio?
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Vibrio cholerae is the cause of human cholera.
Fowl cholera and swine cholera are not human diseases and caused by different pathogens.

In brief: Yes
Vibrio cholerae is the cause of human cholera.
Fowl cholera and swine cholera are not human diseases and caused by different pathogens.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: You are correct
The famous traveler's diarrhea is caused by the bug vibrio cholerae.
.. Cholera can be endemic, epidemic, or pandemic...It is a rather important disease. Take precaution if you travel. Consult your doc. Check cdc.Gov web site before traveling etc... Good luck.

In brief: You are correct
The famous traveler's diarrhea is caused by the bug vibrio cholerae.
.. Cholera can be endemic, epidemic, or pandemic...It is a rather important disease. Take precaution if you travel. Consult your doc. Check cdc.Gov web site before traveling etc... Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Yes - Vibrio cholera
Specific strains of Vibrio cholerae can cause Cholera.
Two types can cause epidemic cholera if they produce cholera toxin – serogroups O1 & O139. Non-O1 and non-O139 serogroups can cause diarrhea that does not lead to epidemics. REF: REF: https://www.cdc.gov/cholera/non-01-0139-infections.html

In brief: Yes - Vibrio cholera
Specific strains of Vibrio cholerae can cause Cholera.
Two types can cause epidemic cholera if they produce cholera toxin – serogroups O1 & O139. Non-O1 and non-O139 serogroups can cause diarrhea that does not lead to epidemics. REF: REF: https://www.cdc.gov/cholera/non-01-0139-infections.html
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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