hemorrhagic colitis

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hem·or·rhag·ic co·li·tis

abdominal cramps and bloody diarrhea, without fever, attributed to a self-limited infection by a strain of Escherichia coli 0157; associated with hemolytic uremia syndrome.

hem·or·rhag·ic co·li·tis

(hem'ŏr-aj'ik kō-lī'tis)
Abdominal cramps and bloody diarrhea, without fever, attributed to a self-limited infection by a strain of Escherichia coli.
Synonym(s): haemorrhagic colitis.
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Antibodies to Escherichia coli O157 in patients with haemorrhagic colitis and haemolytic uraemic syndrome.
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coli for their capacity to cause haemorrhagic colitis and haemolytic-uraemic syndrome; and more recently, Shiga-toxin (Stx)-producing E.
This organism, first isolated in the USA in 1982, has been associated with both outbreaks and sporadic cases of human disease, ranging from uncomplicated diarrhoea to haemorrhagic colitis and haemolytic-uraemic syndrome in North America (1,2).
Escherichia coli cytotoxin, haemolytic-uraemic syndrome, and haemorrhagic colitis.
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The clinical course and laboratory data in haemorrhagic colitis caused by Escherichia coli O157:H7.