GI Infections

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mthoma98
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GI Infections
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2011-06-01 23:00:45
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  1. Bacillus cereus
    • Fried rice
    • Tx - self-limited
  2. Campylobacter
    • Chicken
    • Bloody diarrhea
    • Tx - hydration
  3. Clostridium botulism
    • Honey, canned food
    • Flacid paralysis
    • Tx - self-limited
  4. Clostridium difficile
    • Antibiotics
    • Watery diarrhea
    • Tx - metro
  5. ETEC
    • Traveler's diarrhea
    • Watery diarrhea
    • Tx - self-limited
  6. E.coli O157:H7 (EHEC)
    • beef
    • bloody diarrhea
    • HUS (hemolytic anemia, decreased platelets, ARF)
  7. Staph aureus
    • Mayonnaise - preformed toxins
    • Vomiting in hrs
  8. Salmonella
    • Most common foodborne GI infections
    • Eggs/chicken
    • Bloody diarrhea
    • Tx - if immunocompromised, give quinolone
  9. Shigella
    • food/water
    • bloody diarrhea
  10. Vibrio cholerae
    • Water, seafood
    • Rice water diarrhea
    • Tx - hydration
  11. Vibrio parahaemolyticus
    • seafood
    • watery diarrhea
  12. Yersinia enterocolitica
    • Pork, dog feces
    • bloody diarrhea, RLQ pain
  13. Giardia
    • Water from camping
    • Greasy, foul diarrhea
    • Tx - metro
  14. Entamoeba histolytica
    • Dirty water
    • Bloody diarrhea
    • Liver abscess
    • Tx - metro
  15. Cryptosporidium
    • HIV
    • Watery diarrhea
  16. Isospora
    Immunocompromised, HIV
  17. Trichinella spiralis
    • Pork
    • Myalgias, fever, eosinophilia
    • Tx - albendazole
  18. Taenia solium
    • Pork
    • Neurocystocircosis
    • Immigrant
    • Tx GI - praziquantel
    • Tx CNS - albendazole and steroids

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