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What causes 65% of diarrhea during winter months in kids?
rotavirus
What should you do if diarrhea is bloody or has mucous?
get bacterial cultures
What do hypoactive bowel sounds mean?

Hyperactive?
intestinal obstruction

gastroenteritis
What are viral causes of acute diarrhea?

Bacterial?
Viral: RENA
Rotavirus, Enterovirus, Norwalk virus, Adenovirus

Bacterial: CCCENSSY
Campylobacter
C. difficile
C. trachomatis
E. coli (enteroinvasive /
enteropathogenic)
Shigella
Salmonella
Yersinia
What are extra-intestinal infections associated with diarrhea?
otitis media
UTI
What GI problems lead to acute diarrhea?
intussusception
appendicitis
hyperconcentrated infant formula
cystic fibrosis
What vasulitis is associated with chronic diarrhea?
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
What renal problem is associated with chronic diarrhea?
hemolytic uremic syndrome
What are infectious causes of chronic diarrhea?
Parasites
Amoebiasis
Cryptosporidium
Giariasis