Symptoms & Signs
The symptoms may begin hours to days after you become infected. Symptoms may include:
- Abdominal pain
- Diarrhea – acute and severe
- Loss of appetite
- Vomiting – rare
Diagnosis & Tests
A stool culture may be done to determine the specific type of infection, however, this test may not always identify the bacteria causing the illness.
Enteritis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors
Enteritis : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests
Enteritis : Treatment
Review Date : 10/18/2008
Reviewed By : David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and George F Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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