What is the most common cause for sporadic or endemic episodes of acute diarrhea?

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

Although infectious agents are by far the most common cause for sporadic or endemic episodes of acute diarrhea, one should not dismiss other causes that can lead to the same presentation.


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