This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides a description of bacterial diarrhea and evidence supporting various strategies to combat this problem. Also included are a list of pathogens that cause bacterial diarrhea and treatment options for children and adults. In addition, the author provides clinical recommendations for the identification of responsible pathogens. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)
Author: DuPont HL
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Citation: DuPont HL. Bacterial Diarrhea. New England Journal of Medicine. 2009;361(16):1560-1569.
Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal
Diseases/vaccines: Shigellosis and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)