Potential role of adherence traits of Escherichia coli in persistent diarrhea in an urban Brazilian slum.

We examined stools from 40 children with persistent diarrhea (duration, 14 days or more), from 50 children with acute diarrhea and from 38 control children to determine infectious etiologies for persistent diarrhea in Goncalves Dias, an urban favela (slum) in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. Children with persistent diarrhea and children with acute diarrhea had… CONTINUE READING