Does the incidence of diarrhea vary among males and females?

Updated: Jan 31, 2020
  • Author: Stefano Guandalini, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Answer

Most cases of infectious diarrhea are not sex specific. Females have a higher incidence of Campylobacter species infections and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).


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