enteric infection

enteric infection

a disease of the intestine caused by any infection. Symptoms similar to those caused by pathogens may be produced by chemical toxins in ingested foods and by allergic reactions to certain food substances. Among bacteria commonly involved in enteric infections are Escherichia coli, Vibrio cholerae, and several species of Salmonella, Shigella, and anaerobic streptococci. Enteric infections are characterized by diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, nausea and vomiting, and anorexia. A significant loss of fluid and electrolytes may result from severe vomiting and diarrhea. Oral rehydration therapy with clean water and electrolyte solution may be given. Medication for sedation and relief of abdominal cramps may be prescribed. Antibiotics may be recommended, depending on the specific microorganism causing the infection.
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