Diarrhea caused by circulating agents.

  title={Diarrhea caused by circulating agents.},
  author={Elisabeth Fabian and Patrizia Kump and Guenter J. Krejs},
  journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America},
  volume={41 3},
Circulating agents cause intestinal secretion or changes in motility with decreased intestinal transit time, resulting in secretory-type diarrhea. Secretory diarrhea as opposed to osmotic diarrhea is characterized by large-volume, watery stools, often more than 1 L per day; by persistence of diarrhea when patients fast; and by the fact that on analysis of… CONTINUE READING