viral gastroenteritis


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viral gastroenteritis

[′vī·rəl ¦gas·trō‚ent·ə′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
An acute infectious gastroenteritis thought to be caused by various viruses and characterized by diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and variable systemic symptoms.
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THERE are various strains of viral gastroenteritis that appear from time to time in the community.
Viral gastroenteritis is an infection caused by a variety of viruses that results in vomiting or diarrhea.
Henderson, a 6-11 forward, missed 52 games last season and 16 games this season because of severe viral gastroenteritis.
Symptoms can accompany gastritis inflammation of the stomach), viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu), stomach ulcer, cancer of the stomach, gallbladder disease, pancreatic diseases, and IBS.
Mark Sobsey at the University of North Carolina (UNC), tested the effectiveness of the Sterilox Solution in decontaminating norovirus, the most frequent cause of viral gastroenteritis outbreaks worldwide, in both laboratory tests and a real-world, room-decontamination setting.
Norovirus, the leading global cause of epidemic gastroenteritis, is responsible for >90% of all viral gastroenteritis and [approximately equal to] 50% of gastroenteritis outbreaks worldwide (1).
The norovirus, which can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, is the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in humans, and is estimated to be the second leading cause of gastroenteritis-associated mortality.
The 59-year-old I'm a Celebrity star has already missed the first fortnight playing Frankenstein's Monster in A Nightmare on Lime Street after being bedridden by a bad bout of viral gastroenteritis which saw him lose a stone in weight.
Dr Ebere Okereke, consultant in communicable disease control at West Yorkshire Health Protection Unit, said pupils at Reinwood were suffering from symptoms suggestive of viral gastroenteritis.
Hall of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Viral Gastroenteritis Team.
My patient is sent home with what turns out to be the correct diagnosis of viral gastroenteritis.
However there was an outbreak of viral gastroenteritis, which Sue contracted on the last night of the cruise.