BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Surveillance of Food- and Smear-Transmitted Pathogens in European Soldiers with Diarrhea on Deployment in the Tropics: Experience from the European Union Training Mission (EUTM) Mali

Table 6

Stool frequency and consistency in diarrhea patients with bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections.

Detected pathogen groups
BacteriaVirusesParasitesNo detected pathogenMultiple infections

Stool frequency
 1-2 stools per day8/115/111/111/117/11
 ≥3 stools per day23/346/342/347/3414/34
 No data3/41/40/41/41/4
Stool consistency as described by the patient
 No data6/82/80/82/84/8
Stool consistency as observed by the technical assistant
 No data0/30/30/33/30/3