Consortium Material

The Consortium Material Section hosts cholera-related resources produced by the Africhol Consortium members:

CSQUID - Center for Statistics & Quantitative Infectious Diseases

Cholera epidemiology and transmission modeling

Vaccination strategies for epidemic cholera in Haiti with implications for the developing world
Dennis L. Chao, M. Elizabeth Halloran, Ira M. Longini Jr.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 April 26; 108(17): 7081–7085.

Johns Hopkins University

Cholera Burden of Disease Estimates
David A Sack

Global Cholera Map Animation 1950-2012
Html animation of reported cholera cases from 1950-2012 as extracted from the Gideon database (much of it comes from ProMed, WHO, and other sources). Data extraction was last performed on 6-Jan-2014.
Animation created by Andrew S. Azman

A new era in the history of cholera: the road to elimination
David A Sack
International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 42, Issue 6, Pp. 1537-1540, December 2013

Spatial Patterns of Cholera Transmission and the Performance of Reactive Vaccination in and Epidemic Setting
Justin Lessler

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Cholera in Africa
Prevention & Control, Surveillance

General Information About Cholera
What is Cholera? Where is Cholera Found?  How Does a Person Get Cholera?  What are the Symptoms of Cholera?  How Long After Infection Do the Symptoms Appear?  Who is Most Likely to Get Cholera?  What Should I Do If I Think I Have Cholera?  How is Cholera Diagnosed? etc.

Laboratory Diagnosis and Testing
Laboratory diagnosis of Vibrio cholerae in resource poor areas and for Reference Laboratories
Laboratory Testing for Cholera

Mobile Phone–based Syndromic Surveillance System, Papua New Guinea
Alexander Rosewell, Berry Ropa, Heather Randall, Rosheila Dagina, Samuel Hurim, Sibauk Bieb, Siddhartha Datta, Sundar Ramamurthy, Glen Mola, Anthony B. Zwi, Pradeep Ray, and C. Raina MacIntyre
Emerging Infectious Diseases, Volume 19, Number 11, November 2013

The Cure for Cholera — Improving Access to Safe Water and Sanitation
Ronald J. Waldman, M.D., M.P.H, Eric D. Mintz, M.D., M.P.H., and Heather E. Papowitz, M.D., M.P.H.
N Engl J Med 2013; 368:592-594; February 14, 2013; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1214179

Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal (EID)
November 2011 - Cholera Special Section

When to Consider Cholera
November 14, 2011
Robert E. Quick, MD, MPH
CDC Expert Video Commentary Series on Medscape (free membership registration is requested)

A Lion in Our Village - The Unconscionable Tragedy of Cholera in Africa
Eric D. Mintz, M.D., Richard L. Guerrant, M.D.
N Engl J Med 2009; 360:1060-1063 - March 12, 2009