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Prevention of Traveler’s Diarrhea: A Double-Blind Randomized Trial with Saccharomyces cerevisiae Hansen CBS 5926

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Abstract

“Travel broadens the mind and loosens the bowels.” This metaphor of Sherwood L. Gorbach outlines the problem of traveler’s diarrhea in modern tourism. With an attack rate of 25%–50% diarrheal illness may affect more than four million visitors from industrialized countries annually, of whom 30% are ill enough to be confined to bed and 40% have to alter their scheduled activities [1].

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Attack Rate Prophylactic Efficacy Diarrheal Illness Significant Statisti Consensus Development Conference Statement 
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