Diarrhea in developed and developing countries: magnitude, special settings, and etiologies.

@article{Guerrant1990DiarrheaID,
  title={Diarrhea in developed and developing countries: magnitude, special settings, and etiologies.},
  author={R. L. Guerrant and James M. Hughes and No{\'e}lia Leal Lima and Jack Crane},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={12 Suppl 1},
  pages={S41-50}
}
Diarrheal diseases are major causes of morbidity, with attack rates ranging from two to 12 or more illnesses per person per year in developed and developing countries. In addition, diarrheal illnesses account for an estimated 12,600 deaths each day in children in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The causes of diarrhea include a wide array of viruses, bacteria, and parasites, many of which have been recognized only in the last decade or two. While enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and rotaviruses… CONTINUE READING

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