gastroenteritis gastroenteritis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Aid workers fear the outbreak of a cholera and gastroenteritis epidemic.
  2. Typhus, dysentery, measles and gastroenteritis are rampant.
  3. Indeed, gastroenteritis caused by natural contamination and careless food handling afflicts millions and results in 5,000 deaths each year.

News

  • Norovirus vaccine a shot in the arm for cruises

    As a new strain of stomach flu leaves a trail of stomach-clenching illness from Sydney to San Diego, scientists are moving closer to thwarting it for good. Early stage human studies on a vaccine against norovirus, the top source of gastroenteritis in the United States, are set to finish this year. A course of shots may confer lifelong protection against 95 percent of strains.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

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Quotes

  1. "Continence management, being one of the important parts of the standards and given the situation in Broughton Hall - which of course is suspected gastroenteritis or even salmonella - I have today asked the department to conduct a full review audit...
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Christopher Pyne Source: The Age

  2. "I still feel pain in my right knee and I had to stay in bed because of gastroenteritis last week," said French-speaker Henin. "However, when I look back to 2006, I just tell myself I want to regain the feeling of serenity I had to have a...
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: Justine Henin Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Butt had severe pain in his stomach and doctors fear it's gastroenteritis," said team manager Talat Ali, still unsure of whether Butt could bat on Tuesday.
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Talat Ali Source: Times of India

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