Traveller's diarrhoea

 Traveller's diarrhoea produces a number of symptoms (the main one being diarrhoea) that occur throughout a trip or immediately after returning from one.

The cause is infectious, caused by bacteria, a virus or parasites contracted during a trip.

Half of the cases are bacterial and caused by E.coli. Among the viruses the most frequent is the norovirus, and the parasites Giardia and Campylobacter.

In most cases, natural recovery happens within a few days, without treatment with a specific antibiotic.

Authorship: Vall d'Hebron
Creation date: 26.01.2022, 09:07
Modification date: 22.06.2022, 16:13
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