Suspect cholera in children over 2 years old who have acute watery diarrhoea and signs of severe dehydration. Cholera outbreaks are particularly seen in the rainy season. Cholera classically causes profuse diarrhoea (rice-water stool) with a characteristic odour and vomiting. It leads rapidly to severe dehydration and patients may be shocked.

For all children with suspected cholera

When there is a Cholera Outbreak (with a laboratory confirmed index case)

When there is no confirmed cholera outbreak