B. H. KEAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint; my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.—22nd Psalm
Dysentery of this Arabian coast used to fall like a hammer blow and crush its victims for a few hours, after which the extreme effects passed off; but it left men curiously tired . . . —T. E. LAWRENCE, Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Turista—the diarrhea of travelers—is known by experience or hearsay to all who have traveled abroad (1, 2). Its synonyms1 are as numerous as the theories about its cause
KEAN BH. The Diarrhea of Travelers to Mexico: Summary of Five-Year Study. Ann Intern Med. ;59:605–614. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-5-605
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(5_Part_1):605-614.
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