noninflammatory diarrhea

noninflammatory diarrhea

[-inflam′ətôr′ē]
a profuse watery diarrhea without fever or vomiting that begins 6 to 24 hours after ingesting food contaminated by bacterial toxins produced by either Clostridium perfringens or Bacillus cereus. The food poisoning usually involves raw meat or other proteinaceous foods exposed to warm temperatures for several hours.
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Patients infected with atypical EPEC experienced mild, nondehydrating, and noninflammatory diarrhea that was not particularly associated with fever, vomiting, or abdominal pain.
The clinical spectrum of Campylobacter enteritis ranges from a watery, nonbloody, noninflammatory diarrhea to a severe inflammatory diarrhea with abdominal pain and fever.