CHOLERA

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This is a notifiable disease.

DESCRIPTION

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Diarrhoea due to Vibrio cholerae, often in outbreaks.

GENERAL MEASURES

Rehydration is the cornerstone of management. This should be done with

oral rehydration solution (ORS) unless the patient is vomiting or profoundly

dehydrated.

MEDICINE TREATMENT

• Ciprofloxacin, oral, 1 g immediately as a single dose

o Adjust according to the sensitivity of the isolate responsible for the

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local epidemic.

Reference and further reading

Standard Treatment Guidelines and Essential Medicines List for South Africa 2012 Edition

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