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Aeromonas hydrophilia enterocolitis

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Description

Aeromonas hydrophilia enterocolitis is an infection of the small intestine caused by the bacteria Aeromonas hydrophilia. This infection is most commonly seen in young children and can cause symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. The bacteria can be found in contaminated food and water, and can also be spread through contact with an infected person. Treatment typically involves antibiotics and supportive care.

Symptoms (patient's findings)
  • abdominal pain
  • acute watery diarrhea
  • fever
  • vomiting
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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