[etiological research on acute gastroenteritis in the city of cádiz].we researched the microbial etiology of 5,836 diarrheal processes in outpatients and inpatients at the social security hospital in cádiz, for the purpose of evaluating their microbiological and epidemiological characteristics. bacterial gastroenteritis accounted for 51.6% of the cases, while 31.7% were viral and 16.6% were protozoal in origin. salmonella enterica (35.6%) is the most frequently involved microorganism, especially in the summer, followed very closely by rotavirus (31.7%). the incid ...19902129735
detection of enterovirulent escherichia coli associated with diarrhoea in seville, southern spain, with non-radioactive dna assess the role of diarrhoeagenic escherichia coli in southern spain, faecal samples from 135 patients with diarrhoea and 40 healthy subjects from seville, andalusia, were investigated. in this prospective study, enterovirulent e. coli were identified by hybridisation with five non-radioactive dna probes specific for enterotoxigenic e. coli (etec), enteropathogenic e. coli (epec) and verocytotoxin-producing e. coli (vtec). probe-positive strains were isolated from four patients (3%) with diar ...19938429544
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