Agent Name

Enterotoxigenic Eschericha coli

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli are the most common cause of traveler's diarrhea. High risk areas for travelers are Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and most of Asia.

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