Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Rotavirus
  • Norovirus
  • Enteric adenovirus
  • Campylobacter enteritis (Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli)
  • Shigella
  • Salmonella
  • Escherichia coli (enterotoxigenic, enteropathogenic, enteroinvasive, enterohaemorrhagic, enteroaggregative)
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Vibrio cholerae
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Listeria
  • Giardia
  • Microsporidiosis
  • Medications
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

Uncommon

  • Astrovirus
  • Yersinia
  • Aeromonas
  • Plesiomonas
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Cyclospora
  • Isospora
  • Klebsiella oxytoca
  • Bowel ischaemia
  • Radiation injury

Contributors

Authors VIEW ALL

Colorado Infectious Disease Associates

Denver

CO

Disclosures

SP declares that he has no competing interests.

Dr Sean Pawlowski would like to gratefully acknowledge Dr Mamoon Elbedawi, Dr Peter Draganov, and Dr Cirle A. Warren, previous contributors to this monograph. ME, PD, and CAW declare that they have no competing interests.

Peer reviewers VIEW ALL

Honorary Clinical Research Fellow

Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology

Imperial College

St Mary's Hospital

London

UK

Disclosures

GER declares that he has no competing interests.

Senior Medical Resident and Clinical Fellow in Nutrition and Gastroenterology

Department of Gastroenterology

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston

MA

Disclosures

DAL declares that he has no competing interests.

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