Travel Diarrhea in Childhood, “Part Two; what is the Problem?”

Authors

1 Birjand Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Science, Birjand, IR Iran

2 Health Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran


In the first part, we briefly reviewed literature about the characteristics, etiology, pathology, and management of pediatric travel diarrhea (TD). Ultimately, we concluded that more studies are needed on its pathogenesis, pathogen frequency, prevention, and management, especially in specific conditions such as children with immunodeficiency. In this section, the future aspects of pediatric TD will be discussed. The pathogens and etiology of TD in children are assessed in different areas and countries, but information about the less important pathogens and even some main ones in some countries is lacking. Therefore, providing a management plan for prevention and treatment for travelers to these locations is impossible... (Read more...)

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