How does the season influence the likely etiology of bacterial gastroenteritis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Jennifer Lynn Bonheur, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Aeromonas and Shigella infection have a higher incidence in summer and fall, and Campylobacter infection usually occurs in summer months. Yersinia infection occurs most frequently in winter months and in colder climates.


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