Aeromonas-related diarrhea in adults.

@article{George1985AeromonasrelatedDI,
  title={Aeromonas-related diarrhea in adults.},
  author={William L. George and Michelle Nakata and Joseph H. Thompson and Matthew Lee White},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1985},
  volume={145 12},
  pages={
          2207-11
        }
}
We have reviewed the incidence of Aeromonas in patients with enteric disease at our hospital and found it to be the highest of any potential enteric pathogen. Eighty adult patients with diarrhea had Aeromonas isolated from feces, and in 73 Aeromonas was the only potential bacterial or parasitic pathogen detected. The spectrum of illness in patients with Aeromonas-related diarrhea ranged from acute, self-limited diarrhea to a chronic, indolent diarrheal illness. Sixteen percent (13/80) of the… CONTINUE READING
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