Travellers’ diarrhea is the most common illness that affects travellers. It is easily spread from person-to-person or by consuming contaminated food or water. Travellers’ diarrhea is caused by many different bacteria such as E. coli, Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter and etc. Travellers’ diarrhea is spread by eating food or drinking water that is contaminated or through person-to-person contact due to poor hygiene. The estimated prevalence of people in China are affected with Travelers' diarrhea is 145,939 extrapolate the above incidence rate for Traveler's diarrhea to the populations.
Traveler's diarrhea tends to resolve itself, you may get better without any intervention. It's important to try to stay hydrated with safe liquids, such as bottled water or canned juice. If you have more than four loose stools a day or severe symptoms, including fever or blood, pus or mucus in your stools, you may use a course of antibiotics. Helsinki University Hospital Laboratory developed a low-cost, high-throughput qPCR assay for use in routine diagnostic analysis and research. It detects the pathogenic bacteria most commonly associated with TD in stool samples with 100% sensitivity and specificity, compared with reference methods.