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1

Diarrhea + travel + looks like celiac (blunted villi etc) but neg test?

Tropical sprue

2

food poisoning from Contaminated seafood?

V. parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus

3

food poisoning from Meats, mayonnaise, custard;

Staph Aureus (preformed toxin).

4

food poisoning from poultry, meat, eggs?

Salmonella

5

Food poisoning from undercooked meat?

E coli 0157:H7. Can cause HUS also, makes shiga-like toixn.

6

food poisoning from reheated meat?

c. perfringens

7

food poisoning from canned foods or honey?

c. botulinum

8

Food poisoning from reheated rice?

b. cereus

9

Bugs causing bloody diarrhea?

campylobacter, e. histolytica, enterohemorragic e. coli (0157:h7), enteroinvasive e coli, salmonella, shigella, yersinia enterocoliticia.

10

Bugs causing watery diarrhea?

C. diff, c perfringens (gas gangrene too), enterotoxic e coli (travlers), giardia, cryptosporidium, v. cholerae (rice water).

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Viruses causing watery diarrhea?

Rotavirus, norovirus, adenovirus.