Description: Signs and symptoms. Norovirus infection is characterized by nausea, vomiting, watery diarrhea, abdominal pain, and in some cases, loss of taste.A person usually develops symptoms of gastroenteritis 12 to 48 hours after being exposed to norovirus. General lethargy, weakness, muscle aches, headaches, and low-grade fevers may occur.
Description: Stomach flu or gastroenteritis infection signs and symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea that lasts for about seven to 14 days. The stomach flu is spread from person to person, usually via fecal to oral route from poor hand-washing or hygiene techniques. Norovirus is the …
Description: Recommendation Category; 1. Avoid exposure to vomitus or diarrhea. Place patients on Contact Precautions in a single occupancy room if they have symptoms consistent with norovirus gastroenteritis.
Description: Clean and disinfect surfaces starting from the areas with a lower likelihood of norovirus contamination (e.g., tray tables, counter tops) to areas with highly contaminated surfaces (e.g., toilets, bathroom
Description: Giardiasis (gee-ar-die-a-sis with a soft "G") is an infection of the small intestine that is caused by the parasite, Giardia duodenalis, also known as Giardia lamblia and Giardia intestinalis. It is the most common cause of parasitic gastrointestinal disease; it is estimated that 20,000 cases of giardiasis occur each year in the U.S., and there is a 20% to 40% prevalence in the world's population.
Description: Food poisoning, also known as foodborne illness, occurs when you consume foods contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Symptoms are usually uncomfortable but not severe. Read on for ...
Description: Rotavirus infection is a contagious illness that causes gastroenteritis. Learn about symptoms in children and adults (vomiting, diarrhea), treatment, and prevention (vaccine, hand washing).
Description: Diarrhea is a common symptom of a gastrointestinal problem, characterized by frequent, loose stools that may occur with stomach pain, cramping, nausea, and vomiting. Learn about laboratory tests used to help diagnose common causes of diarrhea.
Description: There are many causes of infectious diarrhea, which include viruses, bacteria and parasites. Infectious diarrhea is frequently referred to as gastroenteritis. Norovirus is the most common cause of viral diarrhea in adults, but rotavirus is the most common cause in children under five years old. Adenovirus types 40 and 41, and astroviruses cause a significant number of infections.
Description: Food poisoning causes are usually due to viruses and bacteria. Symptoms of food poisoning include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever, dehydration, and bloating. Most cases of food poisoning resolve on their own, however, approximately 3,000 people in the U.S. die each year from food poisoning.
Description: The best methods of management for conditions with chronic pain, such as fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, back pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, TMJ disorder, and foot pain.
Description: The stomach flu usually lasts for only a few days, but the symptoms can be highly unpleasant. While there is no medical treatment for this viral illness, there are ways to make a person feel more ...
Description: Oct 09, 2017 · How to Treat Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu). Gastroenteritis (the common stomach flu) is a condition where the gastrointestinal tract is inflamed usually as a result of contracting a viral infection. Common symptoms of the stomach flu...
Description: Reactive arthritis is an uncommon, but potentially debilitating group of symptoms that can follow Salmonella, Campylobacter, and other foodborne illnesses.
Description: 602 nature publishing group The American Journal of GASTROENTEROLOGY VOLUME 111 | MAY 2016 www.amjgastro.com PRACTICE GUIDELINES INTRODUCTION Acute diarrheal infection is a leading cause of outpatient visits, hospitalizations, and lost quality of life occurring in both domes-
Description: Apr 03, 2018 · Introduction. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed this Employee Health and Personal Hygiene Handbook to encourage practices and behaviors that can help prevent food employees from ...
Description: The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs. Each kidney is about the size of a fist. Your kidneys filter extra water and wastes out of your blood and make urine. Kidney disease means your kidneys are damaged and can’t filter blood the way they should. You are at greater risk for kidney disease if you ...
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