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    Food Poisoning in Children Conditions

    When we think of food poisoning, we usually think of the typical gastroenteritis - an infection of the gut (intestines) - which usually causes diarrhoea with or without being sick (vomiting...

    Blind Treatment of Bacterial Infection Professional

    diverticulitis pelvic inflammatory disease urine infection urinary tract infection sinusitis pneumonia infective conjunctivitis cellulitis impetigo acute bronchitis acute tonsillitis puerperal pyrexia...

    Campylobacter Enteritis Professional

    Assessment for dehydration is covered in the separate  Gastroenteritis in Adults and Older Children and Gastroenteritis in Children  articles. Investigations A sa...

    Cryptosporidium Conditions

    But usually infection with cryptosporidium causes a gastroenteritis-type illness. Gastroenteritis is infection of the bowels (intestines). It can take between 3 to 12 days after co...

    Salmonella Conditions

    Typically, food poisoning causes gastroenteritis - an infection of the gut (intestines) which leads to diarrhoea and being sick (vomiting). , diarrhoea gastroenteritis diarrhoea and ...

    Fever and Night Sweats Conditions

    Infection of the gut (gastroenteritis) : see separate leaflets called Gastroenteritis in Children and Gastroenteritis in Adults .

    Listeriosis Professional

    Listeria spp. are not very pathogenic to healthy adults, who are likely to experience only mild infection, causing flu-like symptoms or gastroenteritis. However, listeriosis can occasionally...

    Right Upper Quadrant Pain Conditions

    See separate leaflet called Duodenal Ulcer for more information. Gastroenteritis. Infections of your guts tend to give you pain all over your tummy, or more in the middle; however, occasi...

    Common causes Less common causes Diagnosis Treatment

    Cyclosporiasis Professional

    This is an uncommon cause of gastroenteritis. The pathogen is Cyclospora cayetanensis which is a coccidian protozoan parasite, about 8 to 10μm in diameter.

    Left Upper Quadrant Pain Conditions

    Tummy upsets ( gastroenteritis ) and conditions causing inflammation of the gut, such as ulcerative colitis , Crohn's disease and diverticulitis .

    Common causes Other causes Diagnosis Treatment

    Gastrointestinal Infections in Pregnancy Professional

    Acute gastroenteritis is the rapid onset of diarrhoea less than 14 days previously (with or without nausea, vomiting, fever, or abdominal pain). , pregnancy patient currently pregnant diarrho...

    Amoebiasis Conditions

    gastroenteritis diarrhoea and vomiting due to gastroenteritis vomiting due to gastroenteritis food poisoning

    Shigella Conditions

    If you have a gastroenteritis infection with blood and mucus in your diarrhoea, you should see a doctor who can arrange for a sample of your stools to be tested. , gastroenteritis...

    Giardia Conditions

    Giardiasis is an infection of your bowels (a gastroenteritis infection). G. intestinalis is a protozoan parasite. A protozoan is a microscopic, single-celled organism. , gastroenteri...

    Traveller's Diarrhoea Conditions

    Any baby or child who does not drink much when they have a gut infection (gastroenteritis). Any baby or child with severe diarrhoea and vomiting. (For example, if they have passed five or ...

    Amoebiasis Shigella Giardia

    Escherichia Coli O157 Professional

    Synonyms: vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157, enterohaemorrhagic E. coli This disease is notifiable in Scotland. [ 1 ]  Cases of food poisoning and infectious b...

    Traveller's Diarrhoea Professional

    See separate Gastroenteritis in Adults and Older Children , Gastroenteritis in Children , Childhood Diarrhoea , Salmonella Gastroenteritis , Campylobacter Enteritis , Shigellos...

    Shigellosis Professional

    (For further information on assessment and management of dehydration, see the separate  Gastroenteritis in Adults and Older Children  and Gastroenteritis in Children  ...

    Childhood Diarrhoea Professional

    See also separate article Gastroenteritis in Children . Acute diarrhoea Infectious diarrhoea in children is mostly viral; worrying features that should suggest a diagnosis other than a...

    Acute Diarrhoea in Adults Professional

    Acute diarrhoea is usually defined as that lasting less than four weeks and chronic diarrhoea as that lasting more than four weeks. [ 1 ] Causes of acute diarrhoea [ 1 ] Infection (see also...