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Occurrence of Giardia lamblia in children in day care centers.
The relationship of staff to the incidence of diarrhea in day-care centers.
- G. Lemp, W. Woodward, L. Pickering, P. Sullivan, H. Dupont
- MedicineAmerican journal of epidemiology
- 1 November 1984
The results suggest that staff members may play a role in the transmission of diarrhea in day-care centers through diapering, meal preparation, working with children less than two years of age, or a daily combination of diapers and either meal preparation or food service.
Treatment of travelers' diarrhea with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole and with trimethoprim alone.
- H. Dupont, R. Reves, E. Galindo, P. Sullivan, L. Wood, J. Mendiola
- MedicineThe New England journal of medicine
- 30 September 1982
Early treatment with TMP/SMX or TMP is an alternative to prophylactic use of drugs for travelers' diarrhea and beneficial effect was seen in treatment of Escherichia coli-induced diarrhea, shigellosis, and diarrhea not associated with an enteropathogen.
Longitudinal study of occurrence of diarrheal disease in day care centers.
- P. Sullivan, W. Woodward, L. Pickering, H. Dupont
- MedicineAmerican journal of public health
- 1 September 1984
Characteristics of DCC associated with higher rates of disease among children were the presence of young, non-bowel trained children, staff who both diapered infants and prepared food on a regular basis, DCC for profit management, and DCC whose only guidelines were provided by the State.
Location of food consumption and travelers' diarrhea.
Food serves as a major vehicle through which travelers' diarrhea occurs, and in newly-arrived students from the U.S. who ate half or more of their meals in the school cafeteria and public restaurants there were significant increases in diarrhea.
Symptomatic treatment of diarrhea with bismuth subsalicylate among students attending a Mexican university.
Prevention of traveler's diarrhea (emporiatric enteritis). Prophylactic administration of subsalicylate bismuth).
The students treated with subsalicylate bismuth experienced fewer intestinal complaints and were less likely to pass soft or watery stools of any number as well as being well tolerated by students during the 21-day trial.
Bicozamycin, a poorly absorbable antibiotic, effectively treats travelers' diarrhea.
- C. Ericsson, H. Dupont, P. Sullivan, E. Galindo, D. Evans, D. Evans
- MedicineAnnals of internal medicine
Treatment failed in significantly fewer patients treated with bicozamycin than those treated with placebo when diarrhea was associated with Shigella, Salmonella or toxigenic E. coli, indicating a need to reevaluate the clinical dictum that nonabsorbable antibiotics are ineffective against invasive enteropathogens.
Giardiasis: the clinical spectrum, diagnosis and therapy
The role of location of food consumption in the prevention of travelers' diarrhea in Mexico.
The location of food consumption was recorded daily for 3 wk by 130 United States summer students newly arrived in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, as part of an assessment of bismuth subsalicylate vs.…