- curved rod shape with a single flagellum.
- symptoms are stomach cramps, vommiting, fever and diarrhoea.
how cholera causes diarrhoea
- cholera toxin enters e.c
- activates chloride ions
- creates a chloride ion channel out of the cell
- lowers w.p
- water is lost
treatment is ORS
- sugars are a.t across the gut wall
- absorbtion of H2O by osmosis
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