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Flashcards in GI Deck (7)
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1

Gastroenteritis

Inflamm of STOMACH + INTESTINES
Diarrhea + Vomiting

2

Dysentery

Inflamm of LI
Bloody + mucoid stool with cramping abdominal pain

3

Enterocolitis

Inflamm of LI and SI
Abd bloating, bloody stool, constant urge to have BM.

4

Enteric Fever

Fever, HA, Malaise, anorexia
Hepato/Splenomegaly
May lead to intestinal perforation.

5

Food-BORNE

Any infection acquired FROM food.
Includes both sub-types

6

Food Infection/Food Assx infection

Pathogen MULTIPLIES within the gut.

Ecoli + Salmonella
This is the main type that VIRUS' + PARASITE's cause.

7

Food Poisoning/Food intoxication

Assx with TOXIN production by the pathogen. Does not always have to have a viable pathogen (improperly cooked food)

C.botulinum, S. aureus