Dysentry from gastroenteritis in infancy

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Pitono Soeparto
Liek Djupri
Haroen Noerasid
Darto Saharso


Sixty three infants aged below 3 years suffering from dysentery form gastroenteritis were investigated. The investigation included clinical symptoms, course of the disease, stool ova and parasites and stool cultures for enterobacterial pathogens.

Stool examinaJions revealed: 25.4% Entamoeba histolytica, 22.2% E.E. coli, 15.9% Salmonellae, 1.6% E.E. coli and Salmonella, 1.6% E.E. coli and E. histolytica and 1.6% Staph. aureus.

The etiologic agent in the remaining 31.8% oj the patients remained unknown.

The clinical features, the possible pathogenesis and treatment of the discovered pathogens are briefly discussed.

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Soeparto P, Djupri L, Noerasid H, Saharso D. Dysentry from gastroenteritis in infancy. PI [Internet]. 30Aug.1981 [cited 19Nov.2019];21(7-8):161-. Available from: https://paediatricaindonesiana.org/index.php/paediatrica-indonesiana/article/view/1191
Received 2017-01-26
Published 1981-08-30


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