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.
Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP
Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP is the Chair of the Department of Medicine at Michigan State University. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt Medical School, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Indiana University.
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?
- Who is at risk for cholera, and where do cholera outbreaks occur?
- How is cholera diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for cholera?
- What is the prognosis of cholera?
- Can cholera be prevented? 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:
"Cholera," Travelers' Health - Yellow Book, CDC
"Cholera Epidemiology and Risk Factors," CDC
"Cholera Treatment," CDC
"Chapter 3: Infectious Disease Related to Travel," CDC
"John Snow and the Broad Street Pump," Making the Modern World
Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease
Cabral, J. "Water Microbiology. Bacterial Pathogens and Water." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 7.10 (2010): 3657-3703.
Reyburn, R., J. Deen, R. Grais, et al. "The Case for Reactive Mass Oral Cholera Vaccinations." PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5.1 (2011): e952.
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