The head team physician for Ohio State says the outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness among swimmers in Columbus for an NCAA meet appears to be contained.
Yesterday, 19 swimmers received outpatient treatment at the Ohio State Medical Center. Dr. Christopher Kaeding says the G-I bug is usually a 24 hour event.
"Fortunately, being young, as long as we keep them hydrated, they can bounce back pretty quickly in a day or two and be able to perform pretty well."
Dr. Kaeding says the venue - the pool, lockers and restrooms - are not the source of infection.