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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 7

Accompanying symptoms in diarrhea patients with bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections. n.o. = not observed.

Detected pathogen groups
BacteriaVirusesParasitesNo detected pathogenMultiple infections

Accompanying symptoms in all patients
 Abdominal pain19/298/292/295/2910/29
 Bloody diarrhea1/10/10/10/10/1
 No data9/121/121/123/127/12

Accompanying symptoms in patients with ≥ 3 stools per day ()
 Abdominal pain15/225/222/224/228/22
 Bloody diarrhea1/10/10/10/10/1
 No data5/70/70/72/73/7

Accompanying symptoms in patients with only 1 detected pathogen and assessed symptom data ()
 Nausea/vomitingEPEC (1/2), Shigella spp./EIEC (1/2)Norovirus G2 (2/2), Norovirus G1 (1/2)Cryptosporidium parvum (1/1)
 CrampsShigella spp./EIEC (2/2), STEC (3/4)Norovirus G1 (2/2)n.o.
 Abdominal painEAEC (2/2), EPEC (2/2), Shigella spp./EIEC (2/2), STEC (3/4)Norovirus G1 (2/2), Norovirus G2 (2/2)Cryptosporidium parvum (1/1)
 FlatulenceEAEC (1/2), Shigella spp./EIEC (1/2), STEC (1/4)Rotavirus (1/1), Norovirus G1 (1/2)n.o.
 Bloody diarrheaShigella spp./EIEC (1/2)n.o.n.o.
 Fever was not observed.