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Infectious Diarrhea

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AUTHORS:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Develop a differential diagnosis for the pathogens that cause traveler’s diarrhea.
  2. Recognize food poisoning as a toxin-mediated process and know typical symptoms, timing, and foods associated with food poisoning caused by common pathogens.
  3. List pathogens that cause bloody diarrhea and proper management of these patients.
  4. List the clinically important strains of E. coli and the mechanism of virulence factors associated with each.
  5. Describe the risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnostic tests, and treatment of C. difficile colitis.
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Acute Infectious Diarrheal Diseases and Bacterial Food Poisoning
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Clostridium difficile Infection, Including Pseudomembranous Colitis
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 25 > C-Difficile Infection
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Emergency Medicine, 4e > Case 20 > Acute Diarrhea
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Sherris Medical Microbiology Cases > Case 22 > Enterobacteriaceae
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 16 > Diarrhea, Infectious
Required

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