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Cholera - Glossary

Last Updated on Oct 07, 2016
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Microvilli - minute hair like structures projecting from the surface of certain types of epithelial cells, especially those of the small intestine.
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Antiserum - serum containing antibodies that are specific for one or more antigens. It is also called immune serum.

Chemoprophylaxis - Disease prevention by use of chemicals or drugs.

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kelli.7

Grace is mean to me all the time!!!

Gavin

In Zimbabwe the National Water Authority is failing to supply water to large parts of the urban areas. This has resulted in residences drawing on Boerhole Water and others purchasing from borehole owners. My question is what is the risk of being infected by the Cholera Bacteria especially in schools who use the water to wash with but not to drink?

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