Cholera is caused by an enterotoxin produced by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. There have been and continue to be massive pandemics of this disease across the world.
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FAQ on cholera from the Centers for Disease Control.
WHO fact sheet with cause, treatment, pandemics, prevention, and transmission.
Cholera Information for Travelers
From the Centers for Disease Control. Includes recommendations on the use of the cholera vaccine.
eMedicine - Cholera
Article by Sajeev Handa, MBBCh, BAO, LRCSI, LRCPI.
Guidelines for the Control of Infectious Diseases: Cholera
Factsheet from Australia.
MDTravel Health - Cholera
Features links, disease and vaccine information, and prevention.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Cholera
Features cause, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, and prevention.
Nobel e-Museum: Cholera: G Proteins are at Full Speed Ahead
The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine 1994.
Pan American Health Organization: Cholera
Incidence reports, surveillance, and databases.
Scientific and medical information about this organism and the disease it causes.
Vibrio Cholerae and Asiatic Cholera
Scientific and medical information about the disease, past epidemics, and the causative organism.
Vibrio cholerae Serogroup O1
FDA/CFSAN Bad Bug Book. Disease information, treatment, prevention, and risks.
Includes factsheets, news releases, control measures, vaccines, and information for travelers.
WHO: Cholera Vaccine
Directory of resources concerning cholera and its vaccine.
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