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Diarrheogenic Escherichia coli (DEC) strains are an important cause of intestinal syndromes in the developing world mainly affecting children. DEC strains often infect tourists from developed countries traveling to Mexico, causing so-called "traveler diarrhea". DEC strains are typically transmitted ...

Author(s)
Canizalez-Roman, A.; Gonzalez-Nuñez, E.; Vidal, J. E.; Flores-Villaseñor, H.; León-Sicairos, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2013, 164, 1, pp 36-45
Abstract

Lago de Colina (Colina Lake) is located about 180 km south of the city of Chihuahua (Mexico), and during the Semana Santa (Holy Week) vacation period its recreational use is high. The objective of this study was to quantify coliform and heavy metal levels in this water body before and after the...

Author(s)
Rubio-Arias, H.; Rey, N. I.; Quintana, R. M.; Nevarez, G. V.; Palacios, O.
Publisher
Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI), Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2011, 8, 6, pp 2386-2400
Abstract

Bacterial enteropathogens acquired from contaminated food are the principal causes of travelers' diarrhea (TD). We evaluated desserts obtained from popular restaurants in the tourist city of Guadalajara, Mexico, and Houston, Texas, to determine coliform and Escherichia coli contamination levels and ...

Author(s)
Vigil, K. J.; Jiang, Z. D.; Chen, J. J.; Palumbo, K. L.; Galbadage, T.; Brown, E. L.; Yiang, J.; Koo, H. M.; DuPont, M. W.; Ericsson, C.; Adachi, J. A.; DuPont, H. L.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Northbrook, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2009, 80, 4, pp 606-608
Abstract

An investigation was conducted to determine hepatitis A virus (HAV) and norovirus (NV) presence in marine recreational waters (MRWs) from two Mexican tourists beaches (Altata and Mazatlan), located at the northwestern state of Sinaloa, Mexico. Also, Binary Logistic Regression (BLR) analyses were...

Author(s)
León Félix, J.; Cháidez Fernandez, Y.; Velarde-Félix, J. S.; Valdez Torres, B.; Cháidez, C.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, Colchester, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Health, 2010, 8, 2, pp 269-278
Abstract

Background: Travellers' diarrhoea causes substantial morbidity and postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome. Objective: To evaluate nonabsorbable rifaximin for prevention of travellers' diarrhoea. Design: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Setting: Guadalajara, Mexico....

Author(s)
DuPont, H. L.; Jiang ZhiDong; Okhuysen, P. C.; Ericsson, C. D.; Cabada, F. J. de la; Ke Shi; DuPont, M. W.; Martinez-Sandoval, F.
Publisher
American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Annals of Internal Medicine, 2005, 142, 10, pp 805-812

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