Diarrhoeal disease: current concepts and future challenges. Antimicrobial therapy and prophylaxis.

@article{DuPont1993DiarrhoealDC,
  title={Diarrhoeal disease: current concepts and future challenges. Antimicrobial therapy and prophylaxis.},
  author={H L DuPont},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1993},
  volume={87 Suppl 3},
  pages={31-4}
}
  • H L DuPont
  • Published 1993 in
    Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical…
Empirical antimicrobial therapy is indicated in patients with diarrhoea who have high fever and systemic toxicity, dysenteric disease, or travellers' diarrhoea. Antimicrobials are essential for those with severe shigellosis and amoebiasis. They are useful or possibly useful for other forms of diarrhoeal disease including amoebiasis (milder forms), campylobacteriosis, cholera, giardiasis, shigellosis, and diarrhoea due to a variety of other laboratory-defined bacterial enteropathogens… CONTINUE READING

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