Cholerais often also referred to as Asiatic cholera is a contagious disease of the digestive tract is often caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. In general, these bacteria get into our body through food or beverages that have been contaminated. Then the bacteria will remove toxins in the intestinal tract that causes diarrhea that is accompanied by an acute and severe vomiting. Which would cause a person in just a few days will experience a loss of body fluids and cause dehydration conditions. And if not handled further, it will cause death.
Keep in mind the provision of drinking water is generally not too much help, patients with cholera would require intravenous fluids and salt or sugar mixed with liquid forms between the sugar and salt.
Cholera Disease Transmission
Cholera can spread as an endemic disease, epidemic, or pandemic. Although so much has been large-scale studies have been conducted, but the condition of this disease continue to pose a challenge in today’s modern medical world. Vibrio cholerae can multiply and spread through human feces or interfere directly with people with cholera. And can also be through food and drinks or objects that have been used by people with cholera.
In general, symptoms of cholera disease will arise as abdominal pain or nausea, dehydration or dehydration, sunken eyes and throat will feel thirsty. If not treated immediately, it will cause the patient will be difficult urination, muscle spasms, low body temperature and also awareness of the decline.
The cholera disease can be prevented by means of prevention and terminate a transmission of cholera to the principle of environmental sanitation, especially hygiene water and sewage in place. To prevent this you need to drink water that has been cooked first, wash your hands thoroughly before eating use soap / antiseptic, wash vegetables with clean water, especially vegetables that will be eaten raw, and lastly avoid eating fish and shellfish are cooked to medium rare.