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Traveller's diarrhoea: boil it, peel it, cook it, wash it or forget it!

01 January 2008 publication

Travellers’ diarrhoea (TD) is the most common illness that affects international travellers. Each year 20–60% of globetrotters, an estimated 10 million people, develop TD. This resource gives an overview of the microbes that cause TD, how the infection is transmitted, how it is treated and how it can be prevented.