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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization, Diarroheal Disease Control Epe, No. 79.1: Escherlchia Coll Diarrhea

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Title: World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization, Diarroheal Disease Control Epe, No. 79.1: Escherlchia Coll Diarrhea  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization, Diarroheal Disease Control Epe, No. 79.1. Retrieved from http://worldebookfair.org/


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Diarrhoea i s an important cause of mortality and morbidity in i n f a n t s and young children in the developing countries. Until r e c e n t l y , the etiology of diarrhoea could be determined in only about 2OX of cases. In the l a s t ten years intensive research i n t o the causes OF acute diarrhoea has led to the widespread recognition, i n t e r a l i a , of three groups of Eficherichia c o l i as important diarrhoea1 pathogens: (1) enterotoxigenic E. c o l i which producc enterotoxins and are important causes of diarrhoea i n i n f a n t s , young children and adults in developing countries, and also in t r a v e l l e r s to these countries; (2) enteropathogenic E. c 0 l i which have been refiponsible for frequent outbreaks of i n f a n t i l e diarrhoea in many p a r t s of the world, especially in the ~ e r i o dfr om the l a t e 19L0's to the e a r l y 19601s, and are known to belong to s p e c i f i c serotypes; and (3) enteroinvasive E. c o l i which are invasive and have a pathogenesis similar to t h a t of s h i g e l l o s i s

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CONTENTS Page List of participants .............................................................3. 1 . Introduction .................................................................4 2 . Review of recent knowledge ...................................................4. 2.1 Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli ......................................... 4 2.2 Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli .......................................1.0 2.3 Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli .........................................12 3 . Research needa ..................................................1 3 3.1 Eeterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (including vaccine development) ......... 13 3.2 Enteropathogeeic Escherichia coli .......................................14 3.3 Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli ..........................................1 5

 

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