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.
A summary of the NIAID-supported Food and Waterborne Diseases Integrated Research Network.
Summaries of workshops and meetings related to enteric diseases.
Last Updated July 21, 2008
Last Reviewed July 21, 2008