TITLE

Cholera, Diarrhea, and Oral Rehydration Therapy: Triumph and Indictment

AUTHOR(S)
Guerrant, Richard L.; Carneiro-Filho, Benedito A.; Dillingham, Rebecca A.
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p398
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses ways in which cholera is driving the development of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) in the developing world. Scientists' discovery of the intact sodium-glucose intestinal cotransport in patients with cholera; Ability of ORT to reduce the mortality associated with acute diarrheal disease; Costs of advances in ORT and nutrition therapy.
ACCESSION #
10590096

 

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