Gastrointestinal infections in the traveling athlete.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Because athletes travel to competitions all over the world, sports medicine providers need to be able to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal infections. Traveler's diarrhea (TD) is by far the most common gastrointestinal illness. TD is a self-limited condition caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites, and it can easily be treated. Nevertheless, there are preventative measures that should be taken to limit the exposure to TD in the first place.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Boggess, BR

Published Date

  • April 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 125 - 129

PubMed ID

  • 17376342

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-8918

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/BF02941154


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States