acute diarrhea


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acute diarrhea

Etymology: Gk, dia + rhein, to flow
a sudden severe attack of diarrhea.

acute diarrhea

Diarrhea marked by sudden onset.
See also: diarrhea
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Educational demands of parents about acute diarrhea and application of ORS for fewer than five years old infants at gonabad city.
The children's parents answered questions on demographic information, disease symptoms, and potential risk factors or confounders for acute diarrhea.
It reveals that 40% of children hospitalized with acute diarrhea at Complexe Pediatrique, Bangui, were infected with rotavirus-A during the study period, which included the end of the rotavirus-A gastroenteritis season.
OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 23-29 July 2012 Relief agencies remain concerned about acute diarrhea and malnutrition in settlements hosting Sudanese refugees A special US$10 million allocation from the Common Humanitarian Fund reserve will be disbursed to support the emergency response operation to Sudanese refugees in South Sudan Prices of sorghum and maize, the main food staples of South Sudan, remain at record high levels
In the aftermath of floods across Pakistan, he said, we were faced with a major health emergency, adding that quite a few flood affected people were infected with acute diarrhea, skin diseases and Respiratory Tract Infection including Pneumonia.
In Egypt, 38 percent of individuals that went to an outpatient clinic with acute diarrhea were found to have amebic colitis.
Health officials said Wednesday that they are investigating an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness linked to last weekend's Faerieworlds Festival in Veneta, after several reports of acute diarrhea and vomiting.
In the second, introduced bacteria combat acute diarrhea and intestinal inflammation by countering rotaviruses that typically affect children.
Patients who have acute diarrhea and have recently undergone antimicrobial therapy should have up to three stool specimens analyzed for the presence of Clostridium difficile.
Since 2005, several new human parvoviruses have been found, including human bocaviruses 1-4 and human parvovirus 4 (PARV4) (1-5), and during 2012, metagenomic analysis of fecal samples from children in Burkina Faso with acute diarrhea showed a highly divergent parvovirus, which was named bufavirus (BuV) (6).
Amancio Nhantumbo of the Mozambique National Disaster Management Institute (INGC) said the flood-related deaths occurred in the province of Nampula and were caused mainly by "drowning, acute diarrhea and lightning.
Highlights: Acute diarrhea causes deaths of Sudanese refugees in camps.

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