Bacterial colitis.

  title={Bacterial colitis.},
  author={Harry Troy Papaconstantinou and J. Scott Thomas},
  journal={Clinics in colon and rectal surgery},
  volume={20 1},
Bacterial colitis results in an inflammatory-type diarrhea that is characterized by bloody, purulent, and mucoid stool. These diseases have been designated as bacterial hemorrhagic enterocolitis. Associated symptoms include fever, tenesmus, and severe abdominal pain. The pathologic changes range from superficial exudative enterocolitis to a transmural enterocolitis with ulceration. Common pathologic bacteria causing bacterial colitis include Campylobacter, Salmonella, Shigella, Escherichia, and… CONTINUE READING
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