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The cause of cholera

by Axel Frederik Lassen

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Published by Printed for the author in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Etiology,
  • Cholera,
  • Diseases,
  • Causes and theories of causation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby a Danish naturalist
    ContributionsLassen, Axel Frederik, 1789-1883 former owner, King"s College London
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26297874M

      A mythical image of Snow as a brilliant doctor with a penetrating intuition about the cause of cholera and who ingeniously found a way to test it emerges. However, in contributing to Snow's mythology, Hempel fails to address some basic questions any detective would by: As it turns out, it is. Cholera breaks out all over the place in this novel. It's a periodic threat, a cause for exodus (Fermina's family moves to the city while fleeing a cholera epidemic), a cause of death (Dr. Urbino's father dies of cholera), and a constant fear. As such, it motivates a lot of the novel's action.

    The source of cholera, Letter from John Snow, M.D. to the Medical Times and Gazette, September The August outbreak of cholera in Soho, London, . A summary of Chapter 6 in Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Love in the Time of Cholera and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

    This is the experience I had with “Love in the Time of Cholera, ” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I have read other books from Marquez, notably “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and both books delivered an emotional journey in an astonishingly lyrical way. But where “One Hundred Years of Solitude” left me feeling wondrous, “Love in the.   Cholera is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae. The bacteria typically live in waters that are somewhat salty and .


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The cause of cholera by Axel Frederik Lassen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness, caused by the toxigenic strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae serogroups O1 or O [1, 2].It is one of the important public health problems in Asia and Africa and causes substantial morbidity and mortality [].Since centuries, cholera has been a Cited by: 5.

Cholera is caused by bacteria called Vibrio cholerae. The disease’s deadly effects are the result of a strong toxin known as CTX that is produced by these bacteria in your small intestine. Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club) Paperback – October 5, he caused a great deal of pain to many women (and even was the catalyst for the deaths of more than one of them) and he was a letter writer of persuasive prose (glib seduction/grooming) for not only himself, but for others.

I equate the title to being the Cited by:   Cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe watery diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration and even death if untreated. It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with a. El amor en los tiempos del cólera = Love in the time of cholera, Gabriel García Márquez Love in the Time of Cholera (Spanish: El amor en los tiempos del cólera) is a novel by Nobel prize winner Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez first published in Spanish in Alfred A.

Knopf published an English translation inand an /5(K). In AugustSoho in London was struck with a severe cholera outbreak.

Cholera is a gastrointestinal infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio is still prevalent in areas with inadequate sanitation and poor food and water hygiene and remains a.

Cholera has repeatedly traveled out of Asia to cause epidemics in Africa and Latin America, an international research team has found. Researchers at the. Cholera is caused by a number of types of Vibrio cholerae, with some types producing more severe disease than others.

It is spread mostly by unsafe water and unsafe food that has been contaminated with human feces containing the bacteria. Undercooked seafood is a common source. Humans are the only animal : Vibrio cholerae spread by fecal-oral route.

Love in the Time of Cholera By Gabriel García Márquez It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love.

Juvenal Urbino noticed it as soon as he entered the still darkened house where he had hurried on an urgent call to attend a case that for him had lost all urgency many years before.

Since the first pandemic of cholera in spread through the Middle East to Europe, cholera has been among the most feared of the classic epidemic diseases.1 Cholera was highly virulent. Cholera, also known as “blue death” is a potentially epidemic and life-threatening secretory diarrhea characterized by numerous voluminous watery stools, often accompanied by vomiting and resulting in hypovolemic shock and acidosis.

The causative agent of this water-borne disease belongs to certain members of the species Vibrio cholerae (V. cholerae) which can also cause mild or unapparent Cited by: 1.

Love in the Time of Cholera is not a book that can be taken like a shot of tequila—slammed down then sit back and feel the burn. No, no, this book is like a fine aged wine. I swirled it around the glass and drank in the beauty of his prose. The delicious writing slipped through my brain and settled into my core until I was on fire/5.

Books with the subject: Cholera. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity at this site. WE have all felt grieved when reading our bills of mortality to observe the mysterious spread of cholera in our great city.

It is high time that it should be made the subject of special prayer, and that the nation should seek unto the Lord for its removal.

While as yet there has been but comparatively little of the evil, we should be humbled under it, that we may be spared a greater outbreak. Cholera, caused by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae, is rare in the United States and other industrialized nations. However, globally, cholera cases have increased steadily since and the disease still occurs in many places including Africa, Southeast Asia, and Haiti.

CDC responds to cholera outbreaks across the world using its Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) expertise. Snow published an article in outlining his theory, but doctors and scientists thought he was on the wrong track and stuck with the popular belief of the time that cholera was caused by breathing vapors or a “miasma in the atmosphere”.

Cholera is a well-known disease caused by intestinal infection with the toxin-producing bacteria Vibrio cholerae. This potentially fatal diarrheal disease results in large volumes of watery stool, causing rapid dehydration that can progress to hypovolemic shock and metabolic acidosis.

The case fatality ratio is up to half in vulnerable groups during outbreaks but can be under 1% if properly. The cause of cholera is infection by the V.

cholera bacteria. These bacteria were discovered in Author: Sy Kraft. In seven major cholera pandemics beginning inthe "King of Terrors" has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.

The deadly effects of the so-called "disease of filth" spared no one, no matter their station in life--and today cholera is more prevalent than at any time throughout history.

This book traces the history of the disease and the experience of those who suffered its ravages. For centuries, cholera only caused localised epidemics in north-east India. That was untilwhen one of these outbreaks, originating in Bengal, spread across the world, starting the first of Author: Neil Singh.

Cholera is also known as Blue death. Cholera is a disease that is caused by Vibrio cholera bacterium found in water of coastal region. This bacterium is affecting GI tract of body resulting into loss of body fluids and electrolytes because of diarrhea and vomiting. Advocates of the "miasma theory" insisted that a poisonous vapour, or miasma, was the cause of diseases like cholera.

The miasma was emitted by rotting organic matter.4/5.Despite the earlier work of Dr. John Snow, many still believed that cholera was caused by miasmata.

Just 10 years earlier at a major international sanitary conference, representatives of 21 governments voted unanimously that "ambient air is the principal vehicle of the generative agent of cholera.".