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Diphtherie can cause a swollen neck, whiles referred tae as a bull neck.[1]
SpecialtyInfectious disease
SymptomsSore thrait, fiver, baurky coch[2]
Uisual onset2–5 days post-exposur[1]
CausesCorynebacterium diphtheriae (spreid bi direct contact an throu the air)[1]
Diagnostic methodThrait appearance, cultur[2]
PreventionDiphtherie vaccine[1]
TreatmentAntibiotics, tracheostomy[1]
Frequency4,500 (reportit 2015)[3]
Daiths2,100 (2015)[4]
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Diphtherie is an infection caused bi the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Atkinson, William (Mey 2012). Diphtheria Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (12 ed.). Public Health Foundation. pp. 215–230. ISBN 9780983263135. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 September 2016. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Diphtheria vaccine" (PDF). Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 81 (3): 24–32. 20 Januar 2006. PMID 16671240. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 6 Juin 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. "Diphtheria". who.int. 3 September 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2 Apryle 2015. Retrieved 27 Mairch 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  4. GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015". Lancet. 388 (10053): 1459–1544. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(16)31012-1. PMC 5388903. PMID 27733281.