In study, new swab reveals one-third of babies with severe diarrhea had undiagnosed, treatable infection

In an African study supported by the Canadian government, a new tool — the ‘flocked swab’ — helped reveal that one-third of babies hospitalized with severe diarrhea were discharged with an undiagnosed, treatable infection.The results could prompt global rethink of how to manage diarrhea diseases, the world’s 2nd leading cause of death of children under 5. —> Read More