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Microbiology of Diarrhea and Food Poisoning

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  • Bugs Causing Diarrhea and Food Poisoning
      • Bug
      • Transmission
      • Comments
      • Staphylococcus aureus
      • Custards
      • Mayonnaise/potato salad canned meats
      • Canned meats
      • Symptoms start and end quickly
      • Bacillus cereus
      • Reheated rice 
      • Food kept warm but not hot
      • Symptoms start and end quickly
      • Clostridium botulinum
      • Canned food
      • Home-canned alkaline vegetables

      • Clostridum perfringens
      • Reheated meat
      • Watery diarrhea
      • Clostridium difficile
      • Endogenous, nosocomial
        • NOTE: not food poisoning
      • Watery diarrhea
      • E. coli (EHEC - no invasion, no WBCs; EIEC - invasion + WBCs)
      • Undercooked meat
      • Contaminated food
      • Fecal-oral
      • Bloody diarrhea
      • E. coli (ETEC)  
      • Undercooked meat
      • Contaminated food
      • Fecal-oral
      • Watery diarrhea
      • Legionella pneumophila
      • Contaminated water (especially in smokers)
      • Pneumonia, fever, diarrhea, hyponatremia
      • Salmonella enteridis
      • Chicken products (eggs, raw chicken)
      • Diarrhea may be bloody
      • Shigella dysenteriae
      • Fecal-oral
      • Bloody diarrhea
      • Campylobacter jejuni
      • Poultry
      • Unpasteurized milk
      • Fecal-oral
      • Bloody diarrhea with pus
      • Vibrio cholerae
      • Fecal-oral
      • Watery diarrhea ("rice water stools")
      • Vibrio parahaemolyticus/vulnificus
      • Seafood
      • Sushi (leading cause of diarrhea in Japan)
      • --
      • Yersinia enterocolitica
      • Contaminated milk
      • Pork
      • Pet feces
      • Bloody diarrhea
      • Brucella
      • Unpasteurized dairy products
      • --
      • Adenovirus
      • Fecal-oral
      • Watery diarrhea
      • Pediatric
      • Norwalk virus
      • Fecal-oral
      • Watery diarrhea
      • Pediatric
      • Reovirus
      • Fecal-oral
      • --
      • Rotavirus
      • Fecal-oral
      • Watery diarrhea
      • Infant mortality
      • Giardia lamblia
      • Fecal-oral
      • Watery diarrhea
      • Associated¬†with campers/hikers
      • Entamoeba histolytica
      • Fecal-oral
      • Bloody or watery diarrhea
      • Cryptosporidium
      • Fecal-oral
      • Watery diarrhea 
      • Diarrhea in AIDS
      • Taenia solium
      • Pork
      • Intestinal tapeworm, neurocysticercosis
      • Taenia saginata
      • Beef
      • Intestinal tapeworm
      • Diphyllobothrium latum
      • Fish
      • Intestinal tapeworm

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(M1.MC.15.35) A 23-year-old man returns from vacation in Eastern Europe. He reports he had been eating new, strange foods, and had been swimming daily in a local river for exercise. He reports that since returning home, he has had daily watery diarrhea. He denies having any blood in his stools. You order a particular stool test, and the results are shown in Figure A. What is the cause of his diarrhea?

QID: 104920
FIGURES:

Giardia

14%

(19/132)

Cryptosporidium

64%

(84/132)

E. coli

17%

(22/132)

S. aureus

1%

(1/132)

B. cereus

2%

(3/132)

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