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Global Impact of Diarrheal Diseases That Are Sampled by Travelers: The Rest of the Hippopotamus

Travelers who experience diarrhea are exposed to the same pathogens and illnesses that pose some of the greatest threats to life and development among malnourished children in developing areas around the world, where inadequate water and poor sanitation remain. This article, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, focuses on new findings about the impact, diagnosis, and control of these illnesses and the genetic predispositions of persons who acquire them.

Author: Guerrant RL, Oria R, Bushen OY, et al.

Published: 2005

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(Located at cid.oxfordjournals.org)

Citation: Guerrant RL, Oria R, Bushen OY, et al. Global Impact of Diarrheal Diseases That Are Sampled by Travelers: The Rest of the Hippopotamus. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2005;41(Suppl. 8):S524-S530.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Shigellosis and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC), Rotavirus

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global