The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drugs for Travelers' Diarrhea
July 28, 2008 (Issue: 1291)The most common cause of travelers' diarrhea, usually a self-limited illness without fever lasting several days, is infection with noninvasive enterotoxigenic (ETEC) or enteroaggregative (EAEC) strains of Escherichia coli. Campylobacter, Shigella,...more
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