Revista Cubana de Pediatría
On-line version ISSN 1561-3119
FERNANDEZ FERRAN, Raquel; RODRIGUEZ PEREZ, Carlos; RODRIGUEZ RIBALTA, Isis de los A. and GOMEZ MARTINEZ, Freddy. Escherichia coli como causa de diarrea infantil. Rev Cubana Pediatr [online]. 2003, vol.75, n.3, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3119.
A medical literature review was made about Escherichia coli as a cause of diarrhea. The different groups of E.coli are presented, also the pathogenic mechanisms, the clinical picture associated and its incidence on the infantile diarrhea are stated, according to studies performed in different parts of the world. The elements related to the diagnosis and the recommended therapeutical orientations are pointed out in this paper.
Keywords : ESCHERICHIA COLI INFECTIONS [diagnosis]; DIARRHEA INFANTILE; INCIDENCE; INDICATORS OF MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY..