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Diphtheria - Mayo Clinic

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Diphtheria (dif-THEER-e-uh) is a serious bacterial infection usually affecting the mucous membranes of your nose and throat. Diphtheria typically causes a sore throat ...

Diphtheria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Diphtheria (from Greek: διφθέρα diphthera, meaning leather) is an infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. [1] Signs and symptoms may ...

Diphtheria Infection | Home | CDC

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Diphtheria is an infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Diphtheria causes a thick covering in the back of the throat. It can lead to ...

Diphtheria: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis - Healthline

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Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that affects the throat and nose. Find information on diphtheria symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.

What is diphtheria? What causes diphtheria?

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The devastating bacterial infection diphtheria is rare in most countries, thanks to vaccines - but which immunization is needed, and what is the disease like for ...

Diphtheria Disease: Read About Causes and the Vaccine

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Diphtheria is a disease caused by a bacteria. Symptoms and signs include fever, swollen lymph nodes, trouble swallowing, and coughing. Read about treatment and ...

Diphtheria - KidsHealth

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Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that's rare in the United States, where health officials immunize kids against it. But it's still common in developing countries ...

Diphtheria | About | CDC

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Diphtheria once was a major cause of illness and death among children. The United States recorded 206,000 cases of diphtheria in 1921 and 15,520 deaths.

Diphtheria | definition of diphtheria by Medical dictionary

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Diphtheria Definition. Diphtheria is a potentially fatal, contagious disease that usually involves the nose, throat, and air passages, but may also infect the skin.

Diphtheria | Vaccines.gov

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There are four vaccines used to prevent diphtheria, often combined with protection against tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough): DTaP, Tdap, DT, and Td.