Risk Factors for Brainerd diarrhea


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About risk factors: Risk factors for Brainerd diarrhea are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Brainerd diarrhea makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Brainerd diarrhea. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Brainerd diarrhea. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.

Risk factor list: The list of risk factors mentioned for Brainerd diarrhea in various sources includes:

Risk factors discussion: The elderly appear to be at greatest risk for Brainerd diarrhea, although several cases among children and young adults have been described. 1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Brainerd Diarrhea: DBMD

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