Cholera: Causes, Treatment and Prevention


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Death from cholera is a direct result of

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1. The treatment of choice for cholera in a child is

2. The treatment of choice for cholera in an adult is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and corresponding worksheet to help assess your understanding of cholera symptoms, treatments, and preventive measures.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • What leads to death from cholera
  • How to treat a child with cholera
  • The treatment for adults with cholera
  • Ways to prevent cholera
  • A classic symptom of cholera

Skills Practiced

These tools test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related microbiology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how cholera affects the body
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what can be done to prevent cholera

Additional Learning

To learn more about this disease, review the accompanying lesson called Cholera: Causes, Treatment and Prevention, which covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss pandemic outbreaks of cholera throughout history
  • Provide most recent statistics about cholera cases and deaths
  • Identify the bacteria that causes cholera
  • Detail the symptoms and diagnosis of cholera