Travelers' diarrhea: antimicrobial therapy and chemoprevention

@article{Dupont2005TravelersDA,
  title={Travelers' diarrhea: antimicrobial therapy and chemoprevention},
  author={Herbert Dupont},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology \&Hepatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={191-198}
}
  • H. Dupont
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Medicine
  • Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology &Hepatology
The use of preventive measures and self-treatment for travelers' diarrhea is routine in regions where the occurrence of diarrhea is predictably high. [] Key Method All people who travel to high-risk areas should take curative antimicrobial agents with them for self-treatment of illness: rifaximin 200 mg three times a day for 3 days, or an absorbable agent such as a fluoroquinolone or azithromycin taken in a single dose initially, with the need for a second or third dose determined by clinical response…
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