Traveler’s diarrhea (TD) is the most common medical condition experienced in travelers from more developed to resource-limited countries.
TD is acute diarrhea that develops at travel ...
Type and duration of symptoms
Description and number of stools
Associated symptoms: fever, pain, etc.
Dietary and personal hygiene practices during travel
General prevention measures—hand hygiene, proper food and water preparation and storage
Attain prompt medical care for severe dehydration and/or severe pain.
Consider carrying ...
None for most travelers
Fluid status for geriatric, young kids, and those with chronic medical con...
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DuPont HL. Per...
11840006 Traveler’s diarrhea
409966000 Acute diarrhea
Many travelers visiting less developed countries will experience TD.
Most TD is caused by bacterial pathogens; regional differences guide treatment.
Most TD is mild and self-limited and ...
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