Which of the following is the most common cause of traveller’s diarrhoea?
Escherichia coli This is the correct answer
Enterotoxigenic E coli is the commonest cause of traveller’s diarrhoea and is usually a self-limiting
Usually, no treatment or investigation is required for this brief diarrhoeal illness.
Other causes that may be associated with prolonged diarrhoea include Giardia and amoebiasis.
Chronic diarrhoea merits investigation.