epidemic cholera


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Synonyms for epidemic cholera

an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food

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Nonetheless, travelers to areas of active cholera transmission, which include areas with current or recent endemic or epidemic cholera activity, might be exposed to toxigenic V.
Vaccination strategies for epidemic cholera in Haiti with implications for the developing world.
cholerae serogroups (strains that do not agglutinate in antisera to the O1 group antigen) have occasionally caused sporadic outbreaks of diarrhea, serogroup O1 was, until the emergence of serogroup O139 in 1992, the exclusive cause of epidemic cholera.
Francis Condie, All the Material Facts in the History of Epidemic Cholera, Being a Report of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to the Board of Health (n.
However, as a result of improved transportation, more persons from the United States travel to parts of Latin America, Africa, or Asia where epidemic cholera is occurring.
And epidemic cholera has recently returned to the Americas.
Although epidemic cholera has not been observed in the U.
Homeida affirmed that the epidemic Cholera is not included in these cases, explaining that 4 hospitals with well experienced-medical staff were provided to receive these cases .
Seroepidemiologic survey of epidemic cholera in Haiti to assess spectrum of illness and risk factors for severe disease.
It is true that underprivileged, impoverished populations are disproportionately affected by epidemic cholera, as they have been for centuries.
New-generation OCVs have been available internationally for more than two decades, and have been recommended by the WHO for the control of endemic and epidemic cholera (2).
Epidemic cholera in the new world: translating field epidemiology into new prevention strategies.
Though most of the microbial vagabonds have yet to be identified, Ruiz' team did find in every sample at least one of the two bacterial strains that can cause epidemic cholera.
Epidemic cholera in Burundi: patterns of transmission in the Great Rift Valley Lake region.
Waterborne transmission of epidemic cholera in Trujillo, Peru: lessons for a continent at risk.