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Cholera

Disease definition

Cholera is an infectious disease, caused by intestinal infection with Vibrio cholerae, characterized by massive watery diarrhea and severe dehydration that can lead to shock and death if left untreated.

ORPHA:173

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A00.0  A00.1  A00.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0008354
  • MeSH: D002771
  • GARD: 6043
  • MedDRA: 10008631

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