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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis February 2008 What is gastroenteritis? Gastroenteritis ('gastro') is an infection of the digestive system. There are many causes of gastroenteritis, including: viruses (e.g. Norovirus, Rotavirus, Adenovirus); bacteria (e.g. Salmonella, Campylobacter, Shigella); bacterial toxins ...

G UIDELINE FOR THE P REVENTION AND C ONTROL OF N OROVIRUS G ...

Guideline for the Prevention and Control of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Healthcare Settings 1 . GUIDELINE FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF NOROVIRUS GASTROENTERITIS OUTBREAKS IN HEALTHCARE SETTINGS

What is gastroenteritis?

Gastroenteritis Emergency department factsheet general What is gastroenteritis? Gastroenteritis (often called 'gastro') is a common infection of the bowel that can cause diarrhoea (runny faeces or poo), vomiting, or both.

Children and Infants with Gastroenteritis -Acute Management

Policy Directive Department of Health, NSW 73 MillerStreet North Sydney NSW 2060 Locked MailBag 961 North Sydney NSW 2059 Telephone (02) 93919000 Fax (02) 93919101 http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/ space space Children and Infants with Gastroenteritis -Acute Management space Document Number ...

Gastroenteritis: Diarrhea & Dehydration

Epidemiology á Diarrhealdisease and dehydration account for 1/3 of all deaths among infants and children under the age of 5 (worldwide) á 1.5 million ED visits per year in the U.S. á 200,000 hospitalizations and 300 deaths per year in the U.S. á In developing countries-estimated 2 million ...

Fact Sheet

xcvxcvxcv Fact Sheet Gastroenteritis Page 1 What is gastroenteritis? Gastroenteritis (gastro) is a very common illness in infants and children. It is usually caused by viruses that infect the bowel.

VIRAL GASTROENTERITIS (OR "STOMACH FLU") CAUSED BY NOROVIRUS ...

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF VIRAL ...

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF VIRAL GASTROENTERITIS OUTBREAKS IN CALIFORNIA LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES California Department of Health Services Division of Communicable Disease Control In Consultation with Licensing and Certification Program 850 Marina Bay Parkway Richmond ...

Gastroenteritis (Gastro)

Gastro is short for gastroenteritis, which is an infection of the gastrointestinal (or GI) tract. Sometimes people refer to it as "stomach flu" although it is not typically caused by the "flu" or influenza virus.

— Preventive measures can limit the number of episodes of ...

Page 1 of 4 Untitled 2 2/04/11 19:03 Prevention and treatment of viral gastroenteritis in children Author David O Matson, MD, PhD Section Editor Morven S Edwards, MD Deputy Editor Mary M Torchia, MD Last literature review version 19.1: January 2011 | This topic last updated: September 24, 2010 ...