Nearly everyone is subject to a bout of diarrhoea throughout their lifetime. Usually only lasting a few days, it can result in severe dehydration for the sufferer which, when not provided with the required medical treatment, can cause death. Prevention, such as practicing thorough personal hygiene such as hand-washing, is the best way to stop you from running for the nearest toilet!
Giant Microbes make excellent teaching aids as they assist students to develop an understanding of biology while taking a fun, hands on approach.
Not for children under three years of age as parts may dislodge and become a choking hazard.
Diarrhoea is 380mm long, 45mm wide and 40mm thick, made of brown medium-pile polyester plush and red knitted cord with polyester filling and plastic eyes.