Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli as a predominant cause of paediatric nosocomial diarrhoea in India

Journal of Medical Microbiology, 06/04/2012

Although rotavirus and C. difficile are major causative agents of hospital–acquired diarrhoea in the developed world, in this setting diarrhoeagenic E. coli was responsible for the majority of cases of hospital–acquired diarrhoea. ND was most common in children aged <5 years.

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