World Gastroenterology Organisation

Global Guardian of Digestive Health. Serving the World.


WGO Practice Guideline

Acute Diarrhea


Acute diarrhea is defined as an abnormally frequent discharge of semisolid or fluid fecal matter from the bowel, lasting less than 14 days.

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  • Michael Farthing (Chair, UK)
  • Mohammed A. Salam (Special Advisor, Bangladesh)
  • Greger Lindberg (Sweden)
  • Petr Dite (Czech Republic)
  • Igor L. Khalif (Russia)
  • Eduardo Salazar-Lindo (Peru)
  • Balakrishnan S. Ramakrishna (India)
  • K.L. Goh (Malaysia)
  • Alan Thomson (Canada)
  • Aamir Ghafoor Khan (Pakistan)

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