Diarrhea Articles A-Z
Adult Rotavirus - Cholera Epidemic
This page contains links to eMedTV Diarrhea Articles containing information on subjects from Adult Rotavirus to Cholera Epidemic. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Adult Rotavirus
While the virus is more apt to affect a child than an adult, rotavirus infections occur in men and women. This eMedTV segment explains which adults are most likely to develop a rotavirus infection and discusses how the virus is treated.
- Cause of Cholera
As this eMedTV segment explains, the cause of cholera is drinking water or eating food that is contaminated with Vibrio cholerae bacteria. This article talks about the two types of this bacteria: Serogroup O1 and Serogroup non-O1.
- Cause of Norovirus Gastroenteritis
The cause of norovirus gastroenteritis is an infection with a norovirus, a highly contagious virus. This eMedTV article discusses the group of viruses that cause norovirus gastroenteritis, and links to additional resources.
- Cause of Rotavirus
The cause of rotavirus infection is the rotavirus itself. This eMedTV article explains how a rotavirus infection develops and how the virus is commonly transmitted through contaminated stool or direct contact with contaminated surfaces.
- Cause of Stomach Flu
The cause of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) may be any one of many different viruses. This eMedTV article discusses some of the viruses that commonly cause stomach flu, such as rotaviruses and noroviruses.
- Causes of Cholera
Vibrio cholerae Serogroup O1 and Vibrio cholerae Serogroup non-O1 are the causes of cholera. This eMedTV page explains these types of Vibrio cholerae and discusses the routes of transmission: naturally or through contaminated feces.
Cholera is a diarrheal illness caused by a bacterial infection. This eMedTV Web page further explores the causes of cholera, explains how common this illness is, and describes available treatment options. Chalera is a common misspelling of cholera.
Cholera is an acute illness caused by an infection with the Vibrio cholerae bacterium. This eMedTV resource explains how cholera is transmitted and explains what treatment options are available. Chlora is a common misspelling of cholera.
Cholera, an acute illness characterized by diarrhea, is caused by an infection in the intestines. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of the causes, transmission, and prevention of this illness, and also links to other resources on this topic.
- Cholera -- The Disease
As this eMedTV resource explains, cholera is a bacterial disease that can lead to diarrhea and vomiting. This segment presents a brief overview of this condition, with information on how it is transmitted, the usual treatment, and mortality rates.
- Cholera Causes
As this eMedTV page explains, cholera is caused by two types of bacteria. This article takes an in-depth look at how these bacteria are usually transmitted through contaminated feces or by eating undercooked shellfish.
- Cholera Cure
With early treatment, a cholera cure is possible in more than 99 percent of patients. As this eMedTV Web page explains, fluids (and possibly antibiotics) are the key to treating this disease. This page also talks about how you can prevent cholera.
- Cholera Diagnosis
As this eMedTV article explains, diagnosing cholera involves taking the patient's medical history, performing a physical exam, and taking a stool sample. This Web page takes a closer look at how the condition is diagnosed.
- Cholera Epidemic
Poverty, poor sanitation, and large populations can lead to an epidemic of cholera. This eMedTV page discusses where epidemics are taking place, why they are difficult to overcome, and what needs to be improved before they can be stopped.