Review of Trends in CholeraHajra Haneef*, Nazar-ul-Islam and M Wasif Malik
College of Medical Laboratory Technology, Chak Shehzad, Islamabad, Pakistan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Hajra Haneef
Student of College of Medical Laboratory Technology
Chak Shehzad, Islamabad, Pakistan
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: November 26, 2014; Accepted Date: January 26, 2015; Published Date: January 30, 2015
Citation: Nazar-ul-Islam, Haneef H, M Wasif Malik (2015) Review of Trends in Cholera. Air Water Borne Diseases 4:118. doi:10.4172/2167-7719.1000118
Copyright: © 2015 Haneef H et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Cholera is not only a matter of developing countries but also of developed ones. Its causative agent is toxigenic V.cholerae having a filamentous bacteriophage (CTXΦ) cause cholera. It finds mostly in bile aquatic surroundings. This disease spreads through contaminated water and food materials. Oral rehydration is enough as treatment for cholera dehydration. Its cases may depend upon season, climate and distance of refuse dumps.