Risk and aetiology of diarrhoea at various tourist destinations.

  title={Risk and aetiology of diarrhoea at various tourist destinations.},
  author={Frank von Sonnenburg and Nadia Tornieporth and Peter G. Waiyaki and Brett Lowe and Leonard Francis Peruski and H L DuPont and John J Mathewson and Robert Steffen},
  volume={356 9224},
Almost two of three tourists developed traveller's diarrhoea during 2-week stays at high-risk destinations. Large differences in infection rates between hotels were seen. Patients with milder forms of diarrhoea show a similar chronology to those more severely affected. Although enterotoxigenic Escherichia coil was the most frequent cause, viral pathogens were detected more often than in other studies. 

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