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On sulphur as a remedy in epidemic cholera

by John Grove

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Published by James Ridgway in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sulfur,
  • Therapeutic use,
  • Cholera

  • Edition Notes

    Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Waterfields Note: Disbound

    Statementby John Grove
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 50 pages ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26494612M

    SUGGESTIONS. RELATIVE TO. Epidemic. Cholera. AND THE. USE OF CORROSIVE. SUBLIMATE, THE BEST GERMICIDE. Second. Edition. SAN FRANCISCO: Matthew K. Waldor, Edward T. Ryan, in Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases (Eighth Edition), Cholera is an acute and often severe watery diarrheal disease that is among the most rapidly fatal infectious diseases of humans. Previously well individuals infected with Vibrio cholerae, the comma-shaped gram-negative rod that causes this disease, can.

    Between 3, cholera cases were reported in Africa every year until The following year, a large epidemic affected 14 countries and resulted in more than , cases deaths. Cholera's Causes. Cholera is caused by a bacterium that has two specific toxins, or poisons. What is Ebola Virus? Ebola is spread by contact with bodily fluids such as blood, vomit, diarrhea, saliva. It also seems to be transmitted by eating animals which carry the virus as a reservoir; fruit bats are implicated in the current West Africa epidemic of , although monkeys, gorillas, and some other animals can be carriers.

    Cholera has repeatedly traveled out of Asia to cause epidemics in Africa and Latin America, an international research team has found. Researchers studied outbreaks in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean from the last 60 years. The results of two studies in Science, present a new 'rule-book' to estimate the risk of different cholera strains causing an epidemic. A form of simple cholera characterized by purging, vomiting of bile, and spasms of the lower extremities. Regarded as real or Asiatic cholera if it occurred during an epidemic of the latter. [Appleton]. European Cholera A name given to cholera as it usually appears in Europe when not epidemic. [Thomas]. Indian Cholera: Asiatic Cholera.


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On sulphur as a remedy in epidemic cholera by John Grove Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sulphur as a remedy in cholera and diarrhoea Item Preview remove-circle () entitled: On epidemic cholera and diarrhoea: their prevention and treatment by sulphur This material has been provided by The Royal College of Surgeons of England. The original may be consulted at The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

On epidemic cholera and diarrhoea: their prevention and treatment by sulphur by Grove, John, ; Sulphur as a remedy in cholera and diarrhoea This material has been provided by The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

The original may be consulted at The Royal College of Surgeons of England Addeddate. Cholera is a frightening disease. Victims are wracked by stomach cramps and suffer intense diarrhoea. Death can come within hours.

Though now seeming a distant memory in Europe, which suffered several epidemics in the 19th century before John Snow identified the link with water, cholera is still a serious threat in many parts of the world--Zimbabwe is a recent by:   The results of two studies, published today (10 November) in Science, present a new 'rule-book' to estimate the risk of different cholera strains causing an epidemic.

Despite being thought of. Seven cholera pandemics have occurred in the past years, with the first pandemic originating in India in Additionally, there have been many documented cholera outbreaks, such as a – outbreak in South America and, more recently, the –20 Yemen cholera outbreak.

Although much is known about the mechanisms behind the spread of cholera, this has not led to a full. Cholera is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae.

The bacteria typically live in waters that are somewhat salty and. This chapter traces the epidemic in Africa, describes epidemiologic investigations that determined prevalent modes of transmission, and discusses efforts to control the epidemic and prevent deaths.

During the 20th century, cases of cholera were mostly limited to areas in Asia and the Indian subcontinent where cholera is endemic. Between andcholera spread throughout much of the Cited by:   During the cholera epidemic in Hamburg inSulphur was always the curative remedy, when I found the Sulphur constitution at the beginning presented cholera-like symptoms.

This shows how important it is to pay close attention to the constitution, even in acute diseases. Cholera is an acute bacterial intestinal infection caused by toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O-group 1 or O-group Many other serogroups of V.

cholerae, with or without the cholera toxin gene (including the nontoxigenic strains of the O1 and O serogroups), can cause a choleralike illness. Only toxigenic strains of serogroups O1 and O have.

Title(s): On epidemic cholera and diarrhoea: their prevention and treatment by sulphur/ by John Grove, M. Edition: 3d ed.

Country of Publication: England Publisher: London: Robert Hardwicke,   Cholera outbreaks can spread rapidly, cause many deaths, and quickly become a serious public health issue. It is nearly impossible to prevent cholera from being introduced into an area, but the spread of disease can be prevented through early detection, confirmation of cases, and a coordinated, timely, and effective response.

The first cholera pandemic began in in India and eventually spread by trade routes infecting China, Europe, North American, and the remainder of the world. It was a deadly disease that killed tens of millions of people include the most elite that included the French King Charles X, American President James K.

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Already established in the national health care systems of England, France, and the Netherlands, homeopathic treatments are /5(42). Cholera, an acute infection of the small intestine caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae and characterized by extreme diarrhea with rapid and severe depletion of body fluids and salts.

Cholera has often risen to epidemic proportions in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, particularly in India and the past two centuries, seven pandemics (global epidemics) of cholera have carried.

The cholera toxin is a protein built from a specific DNA sequence found on pathogenic cholera bacteria. The toxin, also known as choleragen or CTX, is composed of six protein subunits, one of those proteins, CTB, binds to receptors on the cells of the small intestine and.

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 Curiosities. The 19 th-century summer, bringing with it those twin temptations, iced water and unripe fruit, was traditionally the season of cholera.I’ve written about the ravages of the disease in Paris, as well as the macabre jokes used to cope with the terrors of the Black Plague, as it was sometimes called, because victims’ faces quickly darkened with dehydration.

Essay The Cholera Epidemic Of Haiti. Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic On Janu a massive magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti near Port-au-Prince where nearly one third of the entire population of Haiti resides.

Ten months following this devastating catastrophe, an outbreak of. Cholera, a devastating diarrheal disease, has swept through the world in recurrent pandemics since The seventh and ongoing pandemic began in when the El Tor biotype of Vibrio cholerae O1 emerged in Indonesia.

This pandemic spread through Asia and Africa and finally reached Latin America early in After explosive epidemics in coastal Peru, it spread rapidly and continues. The Cholera Epidemic The Cholera Epidemic in New York State 19th Century Responses to Cholerae Vibrio By G. William Beardslee I.

Disease and History "New York was probably the most thoroughly scourged among the states. Each of the thriving towns along the Erie Canal suffered in its turn, despite quarantines and last minute attempts at. Epidemic Cholera General Discussion Cholera is an acute infectious disease caused by the bacterium vibrio cholerae, which lives and multiples (colonizes) in the small intestine but does not destroy or invade the intestinal tissue (noninvasive).

All people (visitors or residents) in areas where cholera is occurring or has occurred should be aware of the basic cholera facts and follow these five basic cholera prevention steps to protect themselves and their family 1, The risk for cholera is very low for people visiting areas with epidemic these simple precautions are observed, contracting the disease is very unlikely.

Islam MS, Hasan MK, Miah MA, Hug A, Bardhan PK, et al. () Specificity of Cholera ScreenTM test during an epidemic of cholera-like disease due to Vibrio cholerae synonym Bengal. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – Cited by: