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Question: How can traveler’s diarrhea be prevented?


Travelers should carefully select, handle and prepare food and dairy products. Everything should be washed thoroughly and freshly cooked. Commercially bottled water, carbonated beverages, and beer are safe-but ice is not!

Reference:  Lichetenstein GR, Wu GD (eds): The Requisites in Gastroenterology: Vol 2: Small and Large Intestines. St. Louis, Mosby, 2003

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