Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals. He has a PhD in Microbiology (UT at Austin), and the MD (Univ. Texas Medical Branch, Galveston). He is a Clinical Professor (retired) in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and has been the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UT Medical Branch and at UTHSCSA with over 250 publications.
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.
In this Article
- Cholera facts
- What is cholera?
- What are cholera symptoms and signs?
- What causes cholera, and how is cholera transmitted?
- What is the history of cholera?
- What are risk factors for cholera, and where do cholera outbreaks occur?
- Is cholera contagious?
- What is the incubation period for cholera?
- What is the contagious period for cholera?
- How do health-care professionals diagnose cholera?
- What is the treatment for cholera?
- What physicians usually treat cholera?
- What is the prognosis of cholera?
- Is it possible to prevent cholera? Are cholera vaccines available?
- Where can people find more information about cholera?
Where can people find more information about cholera?
The following links can provide additional information about cholera:
"John Snow and the Broad Street Pump," Making the Modern World
Switzerland. World Health Organization. "Cholera." July 2015. <http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs107/en/>.
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Cholera." Yellowbook 3.81 July 10, 2015. <http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2016/infectious-diseases-related-to-travel/cholera>.
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Cholera -- Vibrio cholera Infection." Nov. 27, 2014. <http://www.cdc.gov/cholera/index.html>.
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