General information about Water Borne Diseases
Drinking of water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms, causes water borne diseases.
In developing countries four-fifths of all the illness are caused by water-borne diseases, with diarrhea being the leading cause of childhood death.
Floodwaters can carry with it Raw sewage, Silt, Oil or Chemical wastes and cause diarrhea and dysentery.
Infectious diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and protozoa are the most common and wide spread health risk associated with drinking water.
Latest Publications and Research on Water Borne DiseasesStem cell heterogeneity drives the parasitic life cycle of Schistosoma mansoni. - Published by PubMed
Serological Detection of Antibodies against Anaplasma spp. in Cattle Reared in the Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea. - Published by PubMed
Spatial analysis and identification of environmental risk factors affecting the distribution of Indoplanorbis and Lymnaea species in semi-arid and irrigated areas of Haryana, India. - Published by PubMed
[Epidemic characteristics and prophylaxis/control measures of infectious diseases caused by hydrological disasters]. - Published by PubMed
Comparison of Database Search Methods for the Detection of Legionella pneumophila in Water Samples Using Metagenomic Analysis. - Published by PubMed