Cholera (Chart-form with labels as indicated in the review)

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Health Studies
Caroline Barakat

CHOLERA: Historical context (3), epidemiology, science contributions (2), transmission, etiology (2), symptoms (2), causes, susceptibility, Epidemiology & Etiology Historical Context Transmission Causes - The germ that causes cholera is - Miasmatists -- Pettenkofer believed - Indirect transmission: oral-fecal - Urbanization known as Vibrio Cholerae that “x” (a factor in the air), along route -- by eating vibrio-contaminated - industrialization with factor “y” was required for the discovered by Robert Koch food and bathing in (an swallowing) - population growth - water- or food-borne disease that disease to emerge, which he found in contaminated water - wastewater effluents does not manifest itself until the the soil. These two factors gave rise - residential crowding “germ” enters the human to “z” (a miasma) – this is what - privies digestive tract caused cholera. - closed working - Bacteria goes dormant and - Pettenkofer believed that the environments enters into a sporelike stage when disease rose from spoilage and - lack of hygiene their reproductive stage isn’t fermentation, and denied the germ favoured. theory. - Incubation period-few hours to 5 - Contagionists -- Robert Koch and days. believed that cholera was based on - V. c
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