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Cholera

Reportable by Providers and laboratories
Cholera

Infectious agent: Vibrio cholerae serogroup toxigenic strains O1 or O139

Description of illness: Symptoms of cholera are acute diarrhea, ranging from mild to severe.  In severe disease, profuse watery diarrhea, vomiting, leg cramps, and rapid loss of body fluids can lead to dehydration, shock, and death if no treatment is received.