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Does bacteria that cause diarrhea infect between them?
Diarrhea can be a lot of causes, in which bacterial infections cause diarrhea as a cause. Bacteria or viruses that cause diarrhea can be spread from person-to-person or person-to-person contact during close contact. When your baby has diarrhea, which can be due to germs or not to germs. If due to germs, the baby or any members in family may be infected by close contact
How to distinguish Diarrhea cause by Rota-virus with other diarrhea? Are there any ways to prevent this disease properly ?
It is difficult to distinguish diarrhea caused by rotavirus or other agents if only based on symptoms of diarrhea. Doctors will rely on their age, their bowel habits, epidemiologic status, vaccines, and experience to think about rotavirus diarrhea. Fecal analysis can detect rotavirus in faeces; However, this test is very difficult to perform routinely in the clinic and can not be given early. Rotavirus infection can be mild, or high fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and even diarrhea. There is a vaccine to prevent rotavirus diarrhea in children <6 months old to prevent disease.