In malnourished children, acute gastroenteritis
may be more severe, and recovery may be delayed.
Prospective study of the burden of acute gastroenteritis
and rotavirus gastroenteritis in children less than 5 years of age, in Padova, Italy.
It is resistant to drying, freezing, steam, and chlorination, and is the number one cause of acute gastroenteritis
, responsible for over 50% of outbreaks in the United States.
Other investigators have found that 6%-32% of patients develop IBS following acute gastroenteritis
caused by infections with Salmonella, Shigella, and Campylobacter organisms (BMJ 314:779-82, 1997).
Contaminated food or drink is not the only cause of acute gastroenteritis
, however, and a sudden attack of nausea, vomiting or diarrhea may have nothing to do with that mystery stew eaten in some strange "greasy spoon.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice Acute Gastroenteritis
Noroviruses are major pathogens associated with acute gastroenteritis
among persons in all age groups.
In the given circumstances, he said additional provision for intravenous drips for severely dehydrated patients has been ensured at all government hospitals alongwith medicines required to manage cases of acute gastroenteritis
The patients were between 26 and 85 years of age with diverse conditions, including pneumonia, sepsis, acute gastroenteritis
, hemoperitoneum, chronic kidney disease, CAD, cerebral vascular accident, meningitis, acute pancreatitis and polytrauma.
Specimen types include unpreserved and Cary-Blair preserved stool specimens from symptomatic patients with suspected acute gastroenteritis
, enteritis or colitis, adding to the flexibility of use for the laboratory.
is a common problem in young children, and hospitalizations for this condition put a strain on health-care resources.
Researchers conclusively identified a test for antibodies that form against a particular protein, vinculin, found in the guts of patients, many of whom suffered acute gastroenteritis
at some point.
pylori eradication, acute gastroenteritis
in children, management of IBS symptoms and lactose intolerance.
The first test that can be used for the preliminary identification of norovirus in outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis
has been cleared for marketing by the Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced last month.
Norovirus infection, well known as the "stomach flu," is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis
, afflicting nearly 23 million Americans annually.