Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diarrhea

Publication Date: November 29, 2017
Last Updated: December 16, 2022

Diagnosis

Clinical, Demographic, and Epidemiologic Features

A detailed clinical and exposure history should be obtained from people with diarrhea under any circumstances, including when there is a history of similar illness in others. ( S , M)
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Treatment

Empiric Management of Infectious Diarrhea (Table 5) 

In immunocompetent children and adults, empiric antimicrobial therapy for bloody diarrhea while waiting for results of investigations is NOT recommended ( S , L)
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Overview

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Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diarrhea

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