Enteropathogens associated with diarrhea among military personnel during Operation Bright Star 96, in Alexandria, Egypt.

@article{Oyofo1997EnteropathogensAW,
  title={Enteropathogens associated with diarrhea among military personnel during Operation Bright Star 96, in Alexandria, Egypt.},
  author={Buhari Anthony Oyofo and Leonard Francis Peruski and Tharwat F Ismail and Sahar H El-Etr and Albert M. Churilla and Momtaz Omar Wasfy and Bruno P. Petruccelli and Michael E Gabriel},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={162 6},
  pages={396-400}
}
This study investigated the microbial causes of diarrheal disease among U.S. troops deployed near Alexandria, Egypt, during October 1995. Bacterial causes associated with 19 cases of diarrhea included: enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC), 42% (21% heat-stable, 11% heat-labile, and 11% heat-stable/ heat-labile producers); enteropathogenic E. coli (5.3%); and enteroadherent E. coli (42%). Four cases of diarrhea were associated with enteroaggregative E. coli based on probe analysis for… CONTINUE READING
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