What Are the Risk Factors of Acute Gastroenteritis?

Q:

What are the risk factors of acute gastroenteritis?

 

A:

People who may be more susceptible to acute gastroenteritis include:

  • Young children
  • Older adults
  • People who often gather in close quarters: schoolchildren, dormitory residents, etc.
  • Anyone with a weakened immune system.
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