Diphtherie

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Diphtherie
Diphtheria bull neck.5325 lores.jpg
Diphtherie can cause a swollen neck, whiles referred tae as a bull neck.[1]
Specialty Infectious disease
Symptoms Sore thrait, fiver, baurky coch[2]
Uisual onset 2–5 days post-exposur[1]
Causes Corynebacterium diphtheriae (spreid bi direct contact an throu the air)[1]
Diagnostic method Thrait appearance, cultur[2]
Prevention Diphtherie vaccine[1]
Treatment Antibiotics, tracheostomy[1]
Frequency 4,500 (reportit 2015)[3]
Daiths 2,100 (2015)[4]

Diphtherie is an infection caused bi the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Atkinson, William (May 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. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Diphtheria vaccine" (PDF). Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 81 (3): 24–32. 20 January 2006. PMID 16671240. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on 6 June 2015. 
  3. "Diphtheria". who.int. 3 September 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  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 5388903Freely accessible. PMID 27733281.