Last reviewed:December 2019
Last updated:January  2019

Summary

Definition

History and exam

Other diagnostic factors

  • abdominal bloating and discomfort
  • malaise
  • weight loss
  • nausea and vomiting

Risk factors

  • contaminated water/food
  • domestic animals living in or around the house
  • hypogammaglobulinemia
  • young age
  • male sex
  • day-care use
  • men having sex with men

Diagnostic investigations

Treatment algorithm

Contributors

Chief Hospitalist

Sound Physicians

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital

Houston

TX

Disclosures

MW declares that he has no competing interests.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Internal Medicine

The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School

Infectious Diseases Attending

Seton Medical Center Williamson and St David's Medical Center

Round Rock

TX

Disclosures

FAK declares that he has no competing interests.

Peer reviewersVIEW ALL

Faculty of Medicine

University of Tirana

Tirana

Albania

Disclosures

ZN declares that she has no competing interests.

Professor of Medicine and Immunobiology

University of Arizona

Tucson

AZ

Disclosures

RA declares that he has no competing interests.

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