Category: disease directory

CHOLERA 0

CHOLERA

Background Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease caused by Vibrio cholera; a gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium. It is a potentially life-threatening, primarily waterborne disease. There are many serogroups of V. cholera, but only two (O1...

AVIAN INFLUENZA 0

AVIAN INFLUENZA

Influenza viruses type A, B and C are among the causes of respiratory tract infections in humans. Type A virus has 15 subtypes some of which are predominant in pigs (swine influenza virus), in humans (human influenza virus), in horses (equine influenza virus) or in birds (avian influenza virus)1