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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Of the recorded deaths from infectious ID, 13% had viral gastroenteritis listed as the underlying cause.
All 11 participants with viral gastroenteritis had abdominal cramps, nausea, and vomiting; 5 of these participants also had >200 g of watery diarrhea, and 1 had <200 g of watery feces.
Pereira was forced to withdraw from the girls singles and doubles semi-finals after she was knocked down by a severe viral gastroenteritis to make a hurried dash back to Dubai for treatment.
Pakistan Medical Society Chairman and Child Specialist said that Flu, influenza, viral respiratory infections, respiratory syncytial virus, streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat), and viral gastroenteritis are the common seasonal diseases during the winter.
Editor's note: We did not clearly state this, but the stomach symptoms in Flu Box #7 refers to viral gastroenteritis, which, according to the CDC, is often called the '"stomach flu" or "intestinal flu" although it is not caused by the influenza viruses but is, instead, caused by a variety of viruses, including rotaviruses, noroviruses, adenoviruses, type 40 or 41, sapoviruses, and astroviruses (www.
We had done a survey between April last year and March this year on all viral gastroenteritis cases in Bahrain and we discovered 58 per cent of them were due to the rotavirus," said Dr Al Mousawi.
Jackpot was struck down by viral gastroenteritis on his return from the Players Championships in Germany on Monday and he was advised by doctors not to face The Power in Birmingham.
Victor ia Infirmary also announced they were reopening one of the two wards closed when three other patients were found to be suffering from viral gastroenteritis.
Failure of cooking to prevent shellfish-associated viral gastroenteritis.
He was diagnosed with viral gastroenteritis and discharged.
Disease control expert Dr Alex Mellanby, of the Health Protection Agency and Tower Hamlets Environmental Health probe, said: "The symptoms may be due to food poisoning or viral gastroenteritis, so we will be working with the football club and the hotel to identify any possible sources.