Accession Number:

ADA222976

Title:

Norfloxacin for the Prophylaxis of Travelers' Diarrhea in U.S. Military Personnel

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD

Report Date:

1990-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Acute diarrhea is a concern for travelers to developing countries. Although a diarrheal illness rarely produces mortality in healthy populations, it can impair an individuals ability to function. Attack rates vary, but reports of up to 40 are not uncommon. Numerous strategies involving dietary discretion, bismuth subsalicylate prophylaxis, and antibiotic prophylaxis have been tried to prevent acute diarrhea. Keywords Travelers diarrhea Fluoroquinolone Prophylaxis Human volunteers Human drug trial Enterotoxigenic.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE