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Gastroenteritis (cont.)

Gastroenteritis Prevention

With most infections, the key is to block the spread of the organism.

  • Always wash your hands.
  • Eat properly prepared and stored food.
  • Bleach soiled laundry.
  • Vaccinations for Vibrio cholerae, and rotavirus have been developed. Rotavirus vaccination is recommended for infants in the U.S. Vaccines for V. cholerae may be administered to individuals traveling to at-risk areas.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/31/2014

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