An Assessment of Diarrhea Among Long-Distance Backpackers in the Sierra Nevada.

@article{Meyer2017AnAO,
  title={An Assessment of Diarrhea Among Long-Distance Backpackers in the Sierra Nevada.},
  author={Derek Meyer and Amber Costantino and Susanne J Spano},
  journal={Wilderness & environmental medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={4-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Diarrhea is a common problem among long-distance backpackers, ranging in overall incidence from 11-56% as reported by previous studies on the Appalachian Trail and Long Trail. Differences in age, sex, and regularity of standard backcountry hygiene recommendations and practices have been shown to significantly affect the incidence of diarrhea… CONTINUE READING