A prospective study of travellers' diarrhoea: analysis of pathogen findings by destination in various (sub)tropical regions.

@article{Lveri2018APS,
  title={A prospective study of travellers' diarrhoea: analysis of pathogen findings by destination in various (sub)tropical regions.},
  author={Tinja L{\"a}{\"a}veri and Katri Vilkman and Sari H. Pakkanen and Juha Kirveskari and Anu Kantele},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2018},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={
          908.e9-908.e16
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Eighty million travellers visiting (sub)tropical regions contract travellers' diarrhoea (TD) each year, yet prospective data comparing the prevalence of TD pathogens in various geographical regions are scarce. Our recent study using modern molecular methods found enteropathogenic (EPEC) and enteroaggregative (EAEC) Escherichia coli to be the most frequent pathogens, followed by enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) and Campylobacter. We revisited our data to compare the findings by… CONTINUE READING
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