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Causes of Waterborne Diseases

Primary Cause of Waterborne Diseases

The primary cause of Waterborne Diseases is the result:

  • of an infectious agent.

Waterborne Diseases Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Waterborne Diseases:

Waterborne Diseases: Related Medical Conditions

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

Waterborne Diseases: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Waterborne Diseases: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Waterborne Diseases:

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

What causes Waterborne Diseases?

Causes: Waterborne Diseases: Contaminated surface water sources and large poorly functioning municipal water distribution systems contribute to transmission of waterborne bacterial diseases. Chlorination and safe water handling can eliminate the risk of waterborne bacterial diseases. (Source: excerpt from Bacterial Waterborne Diseases: DBMD)
Article excerpts about the causes of Waterborne Diseases:
Common agents include Vibrio cholerae, Campylobacter, Salmonella, Shigella, and the diarrheogenic Escherichia coli. (Source: excerpt from Bacterial Waterborne Diseases: DBMD)

Related information on causes of Waterborne Diseases:

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


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