Which water-borne pathogens cause bacterial gastroenteritis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Jennifer Lynn Bonheur, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Water is a major reservoir for many organisms that cause diarrhea. Swimming pools have been associated with outbreaks of Shigella organisms, and Aeromonas species are associated with exposure to the marine environment.


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