cruise-associated diarrhoeal disorder

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cruise-associated diarrhoeal disorder 

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cruise ship

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Big boat bouts of bowl-bound bowels

Frequency Outbreaks of cruise-associated diarrhoeal disorder occur in 1.4/1000 cruises or 2.3 outbreaks/10 million passenger-days 

Agents A specific etiologic agent is implicated in 2⁄3 of cases; half are bacterial–enterotoxigenic E coliSalmonella enteritidisShigella sonnei, viral–Norwalk-like agent; a vehicle of transmission is identified in half 

No-no foods Scallops, eggs, food from caterers in onshore excursions 

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