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Traveler's Diarrhea

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by Aaron S
 

Definition

Traveler's diarrhea is diarrhea in people who travel to international destinations. It often happens in less developed countries.
 

RESOURCES

American Gastroenterological Association
http://www.gastro.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Partnership for Consumer Food Safety Education
http://www.canfightbac.org

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Acute diarrhea in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated March 6, 2013. Accessed December 17, 2013.


Acute diarrhea in children. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated August 13, 2013. Accessed December 17, 2013.


Guerrant RL. Practice guidelines for the management of infectious diarrhea. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2001:32:331-350.


Juckett G. Prevention and treatment of traveler’s diarrhea. Am Fam Physician. 1999;60:119-136.


Travelers' diarrhea. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/travelersdiarrhea%5Fg.htm. Updated November 21, 2006. Accessed December 17, 2013.


Traveler's diarrhea. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated October 8, 2013. Accessed December 17, 2013.


Yates J. Traveler’s diarrhea. Am Fam Physician. 2005;71:2095-2100,2107-2108.

 

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