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Volume 5, Number 1—February 1999


Infectious Diarrhea in Tourists Staying in a Resort Hotel

Rachel M. Hardie*Comments to Author , Patrick G. Wall†, Patricia Gott‡, Madhu Bardhan‡, and Christopher L.R. Bartlett*
Author affiliations: *PHLS, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom;; †Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland;; ‡Department of Public Health, Coventry Health Authority, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Table 1

Pathogens identified in definite cases

Pathogen No. of definite casesa (%)
Giardia lamblia 58 (83)
Cryptosporidium parvum 11 (16)
Campylobacter spp. 4 (6)
Salmonella spp. 3 (4)
Entamoeba histolytica
Rotavirus 1 (1)

aSum exceeds 70 because of co-infections.

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