Michael Gracey, John A. Walker-Smith
Lippincott-Raven, Jan 1, 1997 - Medical - 354 pages
This volume discusses the etiology of diarrhea, host-defense mechanisms and the latest preventive measures. Internationally-known speakers collaborate to compile this exciting volume about the epidemiology, transmission, etiology and pathogenesis of diarrheal disease, as well as its nutritional dimensions, management, complications and prevention, including the latest developments in vaccination against infectious diarrhea. Special attention was given to persistent diarrhea and gastrointestinal infections in children with AIDS because of their increasing importance. Presentations about inflammatory bowel disease and other causes of prolonged diarrhea, which are more common in children from industrialized countries, bring balance and worldwide perspective to the discussions.
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Diarrheal Disease in Perspective
Etiology of Acute Viral Gastroenteritis
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absorption acid Acta Paediatr activity acute diarrhea adults antibiotics antibody antigen associated bacterial overgrowth Bangladesh biopsy Brunser carbohydrate cause cells child cholera toxin chronic diarrhea clinical colon contaminated cow’s Crohn's disease Crohn’s Cryptosporidium cytokines deficiency developing countries diagnosis diarrheal disease diet dietary disaccharidase duration of diarrhea effect electrolyte energy enterocyte enteropathogens enteropathy enterotoxin enzyme EPEC epidemiology epithelial Escherichia coli factors fluid formula gastric gastroenteritis Gastroenterology gastrointestinal Giardia Glass RI glucose Gracey growth human immune increased infants infection inflammatory bowel disease intake lactose intolerance Lancet macrophages malabsorption malnourished malnutrition metabolic microvillus milk Molla mucosa Nestlé oral rehydration solution organisms Pakistan parasite parenteral nutrition pathogenesis pathogens patients Pediatr Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr persistent diarrhea prolonged diarrhea protein receptor response rice-based rotavirus Salmonella secretion secretory serotypes Shigella small intestine sodium strains studies subunit syndrome therapy tion treatment ulcerative colitis vaccine viral virus viruses Walker-Smith watery diarrhea