An infectious and often fatal bacterial disease of the small intestine, typically contracted from infected water supplies and causing severe vomiting and diarrhea
A band of flannel or silk worn around the waist or abdomen as a (supposed) preventive against gastrointestinal ailments.
The toxin produced by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, a multimeric protein with two different types of subunit, one of which binds to a specific ganglioside on the small intestinal cell membrane, allowing the other to enter the cell and activate the enzyme adenylate cyclase and leading to the secretion of electrolytes and water which results in diarrhoea.
An infectious disease of fowls, a form of pasteurellosis
A fungus believed to cause cholera.
A febrile illness with stupor or coma, thought to resemble typhoid fever, occurring in survivors of the acute stage of cholera (or other severe diarrhoeal illness), and usually associated with renal insufficiency or failure.
Severe diarrhoeal disease in infants and young children.