Epidemiology and self-treatment of travelers' diarrhea in a large, prospective cohort of department of defense beneficiaries.

@article{Lalani2015EpidemiologyAS,
  title={Epidemiology and self-treatment of travelers' diarrhea in a large, prospective cohort of department of defense beneficiaries.},
  author={Tahaniyat Lalani and Jason D. Maguire and Edward M. Grant and Jamie M Fraser and Anuradha Ganesan and Mark D. Johnson and Robert G. Deiss and Mark S. Riddle and Timothy H. Burgess and David R. Tribble},
  journal={Journal of travel medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={152-60}
}
BACKGROUND Infectious diarrhea is a common problem among travelers. Expert guidelines recommend the prompt use of antibiotics for self-treatment of moderate or severe travelers' diarrhea (TD). There is limited data on whether travelers follow these self-treatment guidelines. We evaluated the risk factors associated with TD, the use of TD self-treatment, and the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) during travel. METHODS Department of Defense beneficiaries traveling outside the United States… CONTINUE READING

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