Banana Starch in Diarrhea

Kemper, Carol A.
July 2009
Travel Medicine Advisor;Jul2009, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p40
A reprint of the article "Banana Starch in Diarrhea," by Carol A. Kemper, which appeared in the June 2009 issue of "Infectious Disease Alert" is presented. The article focuses on a study on the effects of green banana on the clinical severity of childhood shigellosis. It references a study by G. H. Rabbani et al., published in "The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal." It cites the association of the addition of green banana with greater frequency of clinical success at five days of therapy than the control group.


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