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colonizationThe establishment of a colony of micro-organisms at a particular site, such as inside the nostrils or in the large intestine.
colonizationthe initial establishment of an organism within a particular habitat.
colonizationpresence of microorganisms at levels (i.e. <1 × 106/mm3) that provoke neither symptoms nor immune response; when circumstances are favourable to the microorganism, numbers increase rapidly (i.e. >1 × 106/mm3) and infection develops
Patient discussion about colonization
Q. How is colon cancer diagnosed?
Q. how successful is the treatment of removing the colon? Are there any people who have had their colons removed successfullly? What other treatment options are there and how successful are they?
it's "success" as a treatment depends on the cause. i can tell you that this is the area that absorbs B12 and bile and most of the water, so expect a shortage of that three. in the water and bile case- expect watery stool...
sorry all that doesn't seem such a nice state but when Dr. come to the point they have to do it- there must be a good enough reason.
Q. Is colon cancer hereditary? My uncle died of colon cancer and as I've been having some unexplained problems these days- of vomiting etc I'm really afraid I may have it as well. Is it hereditary? What are the first symptoms?