Abstract:A follow-up study was conducted in 859 children younger than 5 years who were treated for acute diarrhea at the Diarrhoea Control Center, Dammam, during 1408H (1987Dammam, during 1408H ( -1988. The purpose of the study was to investigate the potential enteropathogens responsible for causing diarrhea among these children. An enteropathogen was isolated from stool samples in 52.6% of the children. Multiple infections were seen in 0.8% of the children. The most common enteropathogens isolated, in descending frequ… Show more
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