Posted on Fri 8 Nov 2019, 08:32 PM

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Wednesday, said that the outcome of laboratory tests conducted on reported cases of gastroenteritis in the state was positive.

Abayomi said that further investigation was ongoing to ascertain whether cholera was solely responsible for the entire cases or if there are other pathogens in the cases recorded.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines, resulting from bacterial toxins or viral infection, and causing vomiting and diarrhoea.

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