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[entero- + colitis] Inflammation of the small or large bowel, usually as a result of an infectious disease. The most common causative organisms include rotaviruses and other enteric viruses, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Shigella, Campylobacter, and Yersinia species. A potentially severe presentation, pseudo-membranous enterocolitis, may be induced by prolonged use of antibiotics allowing the overgrowth of Clostridium difficile. SEE: diarrhea; SEE: gastroenteritis
Venes, Donald, editor. "Enterocolitis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765647/0/enterocolitis.
Enterocolitis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765647/0/enterocolitis. Accessed October 20, 2019.
Enterocolitis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765647/0/enterocolitis
Enterocolitis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765647/0/enterocolitis.
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