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Introduction and Goals

Bacterial and viral infections of the gastrointestinal tract account for a greatly underappreciated burden of morbidity and mortality domestically and overseas. The enteric pathogens cause disease symptoms ranging from mild gastroenteritis to life-threatening systemic infections and severe dehydrating diarrhea.

Research Activities

A summary of the NIAID-supported Food and Waterborne Diseases Integrated Research Network.

Meeting Summaries

Summaries of workshops and meetings related to enteric diseases.

Last Updated July 21, 2008

Last Reviewed July 21, 2008