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Probability of gastroenteritis amongst bathers exposed to increasing faecal streptococci densities from samples taken at chest depth

The graphic shows the probability of aquiring gastroenteritis when bathing in water containing faecal contaminants. Gastroenteritis is the irritation and inflammation of the digestive tract. This condition may cause abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea. Severe cases of gastroenteritis can result in dehydration.

Year: 2005

From collection: General archive

Cartographer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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