Diarrhea etiology in a pediatric emergency department: a case control study.

  title={Diarrhea etiology in a pediatric emergency department: a case control study.},
  author={Donna M. Denno and Nurmohammad Shaikh and Jenny R Stapp and X. W. Qin and Carolyn M. Hutter and Valerie Hoffman and Jody C Mooney and Kelly M Wood and Harold J Stevens and Robert T. Jones and Phillip I Tarr and Eileen J. Klein},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={55 7},
BACKGROUND The etiology of childhood diarrhea is frequently unknown. METHODS We sought Aeromonas, Campylobacter, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Pleisiomonas shigelloides, Salmonella, Shigella, Vibrio, and Yersinia (by culture), adenoviruses, astroviruses, noroviruses, rotavirus, and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC; by enzyme immunoassay), Clostridium difficile (by cytotoxicity), parasites (by microscopy), and enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC; by polymerase chain reaction [PCR] analysis) in the… CONTINUE READING
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