A Retrospective Analysis of Acute Gastroenteritis Agents in Children Admitted to a University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Unit


Suat B., Defne C., Ciler E. G. , Tuba G., Yesim G. , Gulden Y., ...More

JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol.7, no.4, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/jjm.9148
  • Title of Journal : JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY

Abstract

Background: Acute gastroenteritis is responsible observed in all age groups, especially infants and children. The etiology and clinical course of acute gastroenteritis may vary with age and etiological agents. In developing countries, the morbidity and mortality associated with infectious diarrhea is higher in children younger than five-years-of-age.