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Vibrio cholerae is a species of Gram-negative , facultative anaerobe and comma-shaped bacteria. Some strains of V. Filippo Pacini correctly identified its as a bacterium and from him, the scientific name is adopted. The bacterium as the cause of cholera was discovered by Robert Koch in
Case Study Cholera In Haiti
Metrics details. Cholera remains a disease of public health importance in Nigeria associated with high morbidity and mortality. NFELTP residents were deployed to investigate the outbreak with the objectives of verifying the diagnosis, identifying risk factors and instituting appropriate control measures to control the outbreak.
In July and June , cholera outbreaks were detected by a diarrhoea surveillance system in a village outside Karachi, Pakistan. Specimens were culture confirmed. Demographic and clinical features of patients were recorded and case-control studies were conducted following each outbreak. Clinical information was obtained for 29 of the 30 patients in the first outbreak, and 2 of the patients in the second outbreak were either out of the area or lost to follow-up, leaving 29 and 37 cases in the analysis for the first and second outbreak, respectively.