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Travelers Diarrhoea (TD)

Introduction Travelers Diarrhoea is a clinical syndrome resulting from microbial (bacteria, viruses or parasites) contamination of ingested food and water. Causative agents: Four principal bacterial microorganisms in most high-risk areas are Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC), Shigella species, Salmonella species and Campylobacter. Pathogen isolation rates vary from 30% to 60%. Commonest …

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