Traveler's diarrhea

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DDx

  • Most common: Enterotoxigenic E. coli, Shigella, Campylobacter
  • Less common: Aeromonas, Salmonella, noncholera vibrios, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, adenoviruses, rotavirus
  • Chronic watery diarrhea: Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, tropical sprue (rare)
  • From unprotected anal intercourse: Neisseria gonorrhoeae, syphilis, lymphogranuloma venereum, herpes simplex

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DDx

  • Most common: Enterotoxigenic E. coli, Shigella, Campylobacter
  • Less common: Aeromonas, Salmonella, noncholera vibrios, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, adenoviruses, rotavirus
  • Chronic watery diarrhea: Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, tropical sprue (rare)
  • From unprotected anal intercourse: Neisseria gonorrhoeae, syphilis, lymphogranuloma venereum, herpes simplex

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Last updated: December 1, 2014