The big four diarrhoeal pathogens2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3110 (Published 15 May 2013) Cite this as: 2013;346:f3110
Researchers have identified the four pathogens responsible for a large proportion of childhood diarrhoea in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia. Rotavirus, Cryptosporidium, one pathotype of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, and Shigella were implicated in more than a half of all cases of moderate …
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