oa South African Family Practice - Diet and diarrhoea : which supplements can be used in community acquired infectious diarrhoea in children? : review article
Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2005;47(6) 44 Review Diet and Diarrhoea: Which supplements can be used in community acquired infectious diarrhoea in children? Infectious diarrhoea is the most common cause of diarrhoea worldwide and is the leading cause of death in childhood. Many infectious agents cause diarrhoea (Table 1) and worldwide rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhoea and diarrhoea-related mortality in children. Despite improvements in public health and economic wealth in the developed world, the incidence of intestinal infections remains high and continues to be an important clinical problem. However, gastrointestinal infections have their major impact in the developing ..
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