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These articles were written to inform pediatricians about recreational water illnesses and the need to give guidance to parents about having their children stay out of recreational water while they are ill with diarrhea.

Additional reference:

Castor ML, Beach MJ. (2004). Reducing illness transmission from disinfected recreational water venues: Swimming, diarrhea, and the emergence of a new public health concern.
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 23:866-870.

Laboratory Diagnostic Assistance on Parasitic Diseases

The Division of Parasitic Diseases offers reference, training, and diagnostic assistance for state and local health department laboratorians through DPDx.

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