19. Prevention and Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea

  1. John WD McDonald Professor of Medicine3,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs Professor of Hepatology Consultant Physician/Hepatologist4,
  3. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine3 and
  4. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine5
  1. Herbert L DuPont1,2

Published Online: 22 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch19

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

How to Cite

DuPont, H. L. (2010) Prevention and Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea, in Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs, B. G. Feagan and M. B. Fennerty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 4

    The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and University College London, London, UK

  3. 5

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Infectious Disease, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, USA

  2. 2

    Internal Medicine Service, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181938

Online ISBN: 9781444314403

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Keywords:

  • Epidemiology of travelers' diarrhea;
  • Etiology of travelers' diarrhea;
  • Evidence-base evaluation;
  • Prevention of travelers' diarrhea;
  • Historical considerations;
  • Effectiveness of chemoprophylaxis and immunoprophylaxis in the prevention of TD;
  • Current practice and recommendations;
  • Future research in prevention of travelers' diarrhea;
  • Treatment of travelers' diarrhea;
  • Evidence-based review of travelers' diarrhea treatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Epidemiology of travelers' diarrhea

  • Etiology of travelers' diarrhea

  • Evidence-base evaluation

  • Prevention of travelers' diarrhea

  • Historical considerations

  • Immunoprophylaxis

  • Effectiveness of chemoprophylaxis and immunoprophylaxis in the prevention of TD

  • Current practice and recommendations

  • Future research in prevention of travelers' diarrhea

  • Treatment of travelers' diarrhea

  • Evidence-based review of travelers' diarrhea treatment

  • Current practice and recommendations

  • Future research for treatment of travelers' diarrhea

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References