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Table 3 TD associated outcomes (‘90 – ‘15)

From: Travelers’ diarrhea: update on the incidence, etiology and risk in military and similar populations – 1990-2005 versus 2005–2015, does a decade make a difference?

Outcome All years 1990–2005 2006–2015
Median IQR Min, Max Median IQR Min, Max Median IQR Min, Max
Pre-treatment symptoms, days 1.4 1.1, 2.0 0.3, 4.0 1.4 1.1, 1.7 0.3, 4.1 2.0 1.0, 3.0 1.0, 3.3
Post-treatment symptoms, days 1.5 1.1, 1.9 0.6, 2.2 1.4 0.8, 1.8 0.6, 2.2 1.8 1.5, 2.0
- TLUS (abx + loperamide), hrs 9.6 8.2, 11.5 8.2, 11.5 11.5 8.9 8.2, 9.6
- TLUS (abx – loperamide), hrs 21.8 11.0, 43.2 11.0, 43.2 16.4 11.0, 21.8 43.2
Prob. Receiving Abx, %* 57.0 19.0, 91.0 3.0, 100.0 79.0 44.0 15.0, 96.0 3.0, 100.0
Prob. Receiving loperamide, %* 85.0 27.0, 88.0 17.0, 90.0 85.0 27.0, 88.0 17.0, 90.0
Prob. Receiving IV fluids, %* 15.0 6.0, 19.0 0.0, 33.0 12.0 0.0, 15.0 0.0, 15.0 17.0 6.0, 23.0 5.0, 33.0
Prob. SIQ or incapacitation, %* 21.0 13.0, 34.0 3.0, 55.0 16.0 5.0, 46.0 3.0, 55.0 23.0 13.0, 34.0 4.0, 39.0
Prob. Hospital admission, % 3.0 1.0, 13.0 0.0, 17.0 11.0 10.0, 13.0 2.0 1.0, 10.0 0.0, 17.0
Symptom duration in those not seeking treatment, days 3.0 2.4.0, 3.5.0 1.0, 4.3.0 3.0.0 2.5, 3.8 2.1, 4.3 2.9 1.8, 3.6 1.0, 3.8
  1. TLUS – time to last unformed stool
  2. SIQ – sick in quarters
  3. *among those seeking care
  4. Outcomes of interest, including those reflecting the morbidity of diarrheal illness, were compared. Outcomes were compared from all years, from studies included in the prior systematic review (1990–2005), and from studies performed since that time (2006–2015)