Bacteria, viruses, yeasts and protozoans associated with diarrheal disease in Singapore.

Abstract

Labile toxin producing enterotoxic E. coli (ETEC) were the commonest pathogen isolated from diarrheal stools of hospitalized children (21%) and adults (26%) in Singapore. Salmonellas ranked a close second in children (19%). Other bacterial pathogens were isolated from less than 5% of subjects. Blastocystis hominis was detected in 4.3% of diarrheal stools… (More)

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@article{Mendis1995BacteriaVY, title={Bacteria, viruses, yeasts and protozoans associated with diarrheal disease in Singapore.}, author={Lalitha N Mendis and Gamini Kumarasinghe and Chee Chow and H Y Liew and Narayana Ramachandran and Kamburapola J.I. Jayawardene and Kim Thye Mark Thong and Jessica L Howe and Ed Wyn Lim and Viqar Zaman}, journal={Pathology}, year={1995}, volume={27 1}, pages={48-52} }