Author and Editor
Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Editor: Bhupinder Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine
Last Editorial Review: 11/9/2012
National Digestive Diseases information Clearing house, National Institutes
of Health. Diarrhea.
Parasitic Disease Information. Chronic Diarrhea.
University of Maryland Medical Center. Diarrhea.
Up-To-Date. GI Infection.
Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: David Karras, MD,
Director of Research, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine.
Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD,
FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy
Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance
Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.
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