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Causes of Diphtheria

Primary Cause of Diphtheria

The primary cause of Diphtheria is the result:

  • of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following: saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.

Diphtheria: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Diphtheria, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Diphtheria:

Diphtheria: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Diphtheria: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Diphtheria:

Causes of Broader Categories of Diphtheria: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Diphtheria?

Causes: Diphtheria: Corynebacterium diphtheriae bacteria

Related information on causes of Diphtheria:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Diphtheria may be found in:


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