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Volume 11, Number 10—October 2005

Dispatch

Gastroenteritis Outbreak in British Troops, Iraq

Mark S. Bailey*Comments to Author , Christopher J. Boos*, Guy Vautier*, Andrew D. Green†, Hazel Appleton‡, Chris I. Gallimore‡, Jim J. Gray‡, and Nicholas J. Beeching§
Author affiliations: *Army Medical Directorate, Camberley, United Kingdom; †Ministry of Defence, London, United Kingdom; ‡Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom; §Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Table 1

Symptoms in 382 hospital staff with gastroenteritis

Symptom No. (%)
Diarrhea 341 (89)
Abdominal pain 323 (85)
Nausea 304 (80)
Vomiting 215 (56)
Fever (subjective) 212 (55)
Myalgia 210 (55)
Headache 209 (55)

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