four Fs

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Epidemiology A mnemonic for the 4 typical ‘vectors’ for transmission of pathogens by the oral-enteric route, which is most characteristic of salmonellosis
Gastroenterology A mnemonic with clinical currency which corresponds to the four factors which place a person at increased risk of gallbladder disease (e.g, cholelithiasis and acute cholecystitis): Fat, female, fertile (or flatulent), forty or older
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four Fs

Fat, female, flatulent, forty A mnemonic with clinical currency as factors classically associated with cholelithiasis and acute cholecystitis
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