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  • Causes And Symptomss Of Diarrhea

    Contact your health care provider if you have prolonged diarrhea or a fever that lasts more than 24 hours. Also, see your health care provider promptly if vomiting prevents you from drinking liquids to replace lost fluids. What causes diarrhea? The most common cause of diarrhea is a virus that infects the bowel. The infection usually lasts for two days and is sometimes called "intestinal flu." Diarrhea also may be caused by: * Infection by bacteria (the cause of most types of food poisoning) * Infections by other organisms * Eating foods that upset the digestive system * Allergies to certain foods * Medications * Radiation therapy Diarrhea also may follow constipation, especially for people who have irritable bowel syndrome. How is diarrhea…

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  • Essay On Typhoid Fever

    gall bladder by other German biologists (6). Finally, typhoid fever causes some uncomfortable symptoms. Some of the early symptoms are coughing and pneumonia-like symptoms. Bloody nose seen half of the cases. Also a decrease in the number of white blood cells. Painful headache, high fever up to 40 °, and random body aches. Another common symptoms are diarrhea happening continually within 6 to 12 hours, nausea, and vomiting. Typhoid fever can also lead to dehydration. In some cases, rosy…

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  • E. Coli Research Paper

    The E.coli symptoms are a lot for example : Bloody diarrhea, minor abdominal pain , vomiting and high fever etc . Sometimes Gastrointestinal complications can cause E.coli infection to actually include irritable bowel syndrome , ischemic colitis ,appendicitis and so many much more diseases.E.Coli that causes infections can get such as chronic renal failure , pancreatitis and diabetes mellitus . Some symptoms for that is drowsiness , seizure and sometimes coma may occur .E . Coli infections are…

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  • CASP Systemic Review Checklist

    Furthermore, the sample size calculation was only used in eleven of the RCTs, resulting in half of the chosen RCTs to not have sample size calculations included. Furthermore, only six of the selected trials were in children and fifteen were in the selected adult population. The overall results for the systematic review and meta-analysis concluded that the use of S. boulardii decreased the risk of AAD. Additionally, it found that S. boulardii can minimize the risk of Clostridium difficile. The…

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  • Essay On Chigger

    In Home Supportive Services – Relieving Chigger Bites Summer is a time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Hiking through the fields, picking berries, or even gardening. Summer is also the height of bug season. One nasty rascal that makes itself known to those who enter into many forests, grassy fields, or parklands near water is the chigger. The chigger is actually a mite larva. Each chigger is only 1/150th of an inch long and can barely be seen. The results of their bites don't require a…

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  • Serratia Marcescens Case Study

    Introduction 1.1. Serratia Marcescens Serratia marcescens is a motile, rod-shaped, gram-negative anaerobic bacillus, that is a member of the genus Serratia, which belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae family. It has become an important opportunistic pathogen associated with a number of life-threatening diseases and nosocomial infections (Hejazi and Falkiner, 1997). S. marcescens is known to have high survival capability under hostile conditions; it is commonly found in a number of disinfectants…

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  • The Spread Of Typhoid Fever

    TYPHOID FEVER: AN URBAN SCOURGE Typhoid fever is caused by infection with Salmonella typhi, a bacterial pathogen of humans. Typhoid bacteria are transmitted when people ingest contaminated food or water, or when contaminated sewage gets into water used for drinking or washing food. In the body, S. typhi inhabits the intestines and is shed in the feces. If the shedder doesn’t practice good hygiene, such as washing the hands after using the toilet and before handling food, he or she can spread…

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  • Environmental Benefits Of E. Coli

    E. coli is an acronym for the word Escherichia Coli, it is a bacterium commonly found in the lower intestine of warm blooded organisms which causes strain, and usually severe food poisoning as well. You can become infected by coming into contact with human or animal faeces which happens when you drink water or eat something that has been contaminated. Symptoms can range from small pains such as a fever to more severe pains like kidney failures. Some symptoms are…

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  • Clostridium Tetani Essay

    Clostridium tetani is a bacillus, or rod-shaped bacteria responsible for the often-fatal disease tetanus. The word tetanus originated from the Greek word tetanos, which means to ‘stretch’. It is a Gram-positive bacterium and often appears to be shaped like a tennis racket, drumstick, or club when stained. This unusual appearance is the result of sporulation that occurs within the cell. C. tetani is an obligate anaerobe and relies solely on fermentation. Since it is an obligate anaerobe, this…

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  • Diarrhea Disease Research Paper

    Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) Disease epidemic in Montana. Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea is a viral swine disease caused by a coronavirus which affects the lining cells of the intestines causing severe diarrhea and dehydration in affected animals (Changhee et al.’s 2015), older hogs infected with the virus lose weight while newborns die within five days. Although this disease cannot be transmitted to human beings and does not contaminate food supply, it has a great economic effect on…

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