Which organisms may increase the risk of diarrhea in daycare settings?

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

See the list below:

  • Daycare considerations are as follows:

    • Certain organisms are spread quickly in daycare. These organisms include rotavirus; astrovirus; calicivirus; and Campylobacter, Shigella, Giardia, and Cryptosporidium species.

    • Increase in daycare usage has raised the incidence of rotavirus and Cryptosporidium species.


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