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Cholera, Second Edition

Cholera is one of the oldest known and best-understood infectious diseases. Thriving in unclean water, it remains a prevalent killer in countries where sanitary water sources are scarce. Cholera, Second Edit… (See Below for Full Description)
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Cholera is one of the oldest known and best-understood infectious diseases. Thriving in unclean water, it remains a prevalent killer in countries where sanitary water sources are scarce. Cholera, Second Edition describes the history of this infectious disease and discusses characteristics that enable the microorganism to cause serious health problems. This revised edition contains new illustrations and up-to-date information of this largely preventable disease. New material discusses current understanding of cholera, genetic analysis of Vibrio cholerae, rapid diagnostic testing, and more.

Chapters include:
  • Discovering Cholera
  • Properties of Vibrio cholerae
  • Transmission and Epidemiology of Cholera
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Virulence of Cholera
  • Cholera in the Future.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-1-60413-232-8
ISBN-10 1604132329
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0137-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Deadly Diseases and Epidemics
Author William Coleman, Ph.D.
Publication Date 11/1/2008
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. References. Glossary. Charts. Diagrams. Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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