summer diarrhea

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sum·mer di·ar·rhe·a

diarrhea of infants in hot weather, usually an acute gastroenteritis due to the presence of Shigella or Salmonella.
Synonym(s): choleraic diarrhea

summer diarrhea

An obsolete, nonspecific term for acute gastroenteritis that tends to more commonly infect of infants in hot weather, especially with Shigella and Salmonella species.

sum·mer di·ar·rhe·a

(sŭm'ĕr dī'ă-rē'ă)
Intestinal disorder of infants in hot weather, usually an acute gastroenteritis due to Shigella or Salmonella.
Synonym(s): choleraic diarrhea.

summer diarrhea

Diarrhea occurring in children during months when rotavirus is not prevalent. Shigella, Campylobacter jejuni, and cryptosporidia are among the most common causes.
See also: diarrhea