Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 11, Number 10—October 2005


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

Main Article

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)

Main Article

Top of Page The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO