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  • Infants
  • Parents and caretakers should give children with diarrhea their usual diet and give infants breast milk or formula. (nih.gov)
  • Infants in childcare settings can become infected with Giardia and bring the parasite home, causing diarrhea in family members. (kidshealth.org)
  • Diarrhea in American infants and young children in the community setting: incidence, clinical presentation and microbiology. (medscape.com)
  • viral
  • Diarrhea due to viral agents is unaffected by antibiotic therapy, but is usually self-limited. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) or bovine viral diarrhoea (UK English), and previously referred to as bovine virus diarrhoea (BVD), is a significant economic disease of cattle that is endemic in the majority of countries throughout the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • The causative agent, bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV), is a member of the Pestivirus genus of the family Flaviviridae. (wikipedia.org)
  • viruses
  • Infectious diarrhea acquired in the wilderness is caused by various bacteria, viruses, and parasites (protozoa). (wikipedia.org)
  • Virologists believe all surface water in the United States and Canada has the potential to contain human viruses, which cause a wide range of illnesses including diarrhea, polio and meningitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Salmonella
  • Many other varieties of diarrhea-causing organisms, including Shigella and Salmonella typhi, and hepatitis A virus, can survive freezing for weeks to months. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Surgical treatment for refractory post-vagotomy diarrhea is rarely needed and at least one year from the occurrence of symptoms should be allotted to ensure all non-surgical treatments have been appropriately explored. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1990). "Crystalline lactulose and oral preparations of micro-organisms for the treatment of chronic aspecific diarrhea in children. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibiotic
  • Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) results from an imbalance in the colonic microbiota caused by antibiotic therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another consequence of antibiotic therapy leading to diarrhea is overgrowth of potentially pathogenic organisms such as Clostridium difficile. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meta-analyses have concluded that probiotics may protect against antibiotic-associated diarrhea in both children and adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clostridium difficile, also known more commonly as C. diff, is known to account for 10 to 20 percent of antibiotic-associated diarrhea cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • germs
  • Which germs are responsible for diarrhea depends on the geographic area a person lives in and its level of sanitation, economic development, and hygiene standards. (kidshealth.org)