Example sentences for: diarrhea

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  • They found four highly unusual clusters of diarrhea cases, three of which heralded citywide gastrointestinal outbreaks due to rotavirus and norovirus.

  • The symptoms for both these conditions—which suggest an abnormal immune response at the intestinal mucosa—include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, severe fatigue, and weight loss.

  • Two multivariable conditional logistic regression models are shown in Table 4. Model 1 tested the hypothesis of whether the pattern of tap water consumption inside the home and outside the home were separately associated with cryptosporidiosis after adjusting for potential exposure to fecal material (had sex with partner who had diarrhea, cared for person with diarrhea, or touched something soiled with feces from person with diarrhea) and living in a residence supplied with filtered or unfiltered municipal water.

  • The usual presentation generally is at weaning from breast milk when infants are first exposed to the offending carbohydrates [ 15 16 17 ] . Upon ingestion of disaccharides and oligosaccharides, the failure to breakdown sucrose into fructose and glucose results in an osmotic-fermentative diarrhea.

  • Foodborne outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis in which the vehicle of transmission was identified are few and only one outbreak in Maine was definitively associated with contaminated fresh-pressed apple cider [ 28 ] . Other foodborne outbreaks due to cryptosporidiosis have implicated food handlers [ 29 ] and social events [ 30 31 ] . Person-to-person outbreaks have been better documented, such as those in hospitals [ 32 33 34 35 36 37 ] and day care centers [ 38 39 ] . It is becoming increasingly evident that cryptosporidiosis is one of the multitude of enteric pathogens that is endemic in hospital and day care settings [ 40 41 42 43 ] . Other routes of exposure to Cryptosporidium may be responsible for sporadic disease in the general population such as specific sexual contact with an infected individual [ 44 45 46 ] , travel to endemic countries [ 47 48 49 50 ] , and contact with animals, both domestic and livestock [ 1 2 51 52 ] . Recent studies in Australia have demonstrated that exposure to persons with diarrhea and swimming in public pools rather than consumption of untreated tap water are the sources of community-acquired cryptosporidiosis in that country [ 53 ] . The relative contribution for each of these modes of transmission to the total burden of sporadic cryptosporidiosis among immunocompetent persons continues to be unknown in the U.S.


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