Novel targets for the pharmacotherapy of diarrhoea: a view for the millennium.

  title={Novel targets for the pharmacotherapy of diarrhoea: a view for the millennium.},
  author={M. Farthing},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={15 Suppl},
  • M. Farthing
  • Published 2000 in Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology
Acute diarrhoea continues to carry a high morbidity and mortality worldwide. Intestinal infection is the major cause of acute diarrhoea although the prevalence of individual pathogens varies according to geographic location. In many countries in the industrialized world, reports of intestinal infections continue to increase; these are largely related to waterborne and foodborne outbreaks. Acute diarrhoea may be due to increased intestinal secretion, commonly as a result of infection with… CONTINUE READING


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