Asian cholera

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Medical Definition of Asian cholera

Asian cholera: A devastating and sometimes lethal disease with intense vomiting and profuse watery diarrhea was discovered in 1883 to be due to infection with the bacteria Vibrio cholerae, a discovery made by the renowned German bacteriologist Robert Koch (1843-1910). Asian cholera is synonymous with cholera.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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