Etiology of acute diarrhea in the elderly in China: A six-year observational study

Abstract

Acute diarrhea leads to a substantial disease burden among the elderly worldwide. However, in the context of increasingly aging trend in China, the prevalence of etiological agents among elderly diarrheal patients was undetermined. This study aimed to explore the major enteropathogens of acute diarrhea among outpatients older than 65 years in China, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173881

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@inproceedings{Zhang2017EtiologyOA, title={Etiology of acute diarrhea in the elderly in China: A six-year observational study}, author={Zike Zhang and Shengjie Lai and Jianxing Yu and Qibin Geng and Wanqi Yang and Yu Chen and Kailang Wu and Huai-qi Jing and Weizhong Yang and Zhongjie Li}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2017} }