Postinfectious functional gastrointestinal disorders.

  title={Postinfectious functional gastrointestinal disorders.},
  author={Ferm{\'i}n Mear{\'i}n},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  volume={45 Suppl},
Functional gastrointestinal disorders are associated with low health-related quality of life and high resource utilization. Postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome (PI-IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder defined as the acute onset of new IBS symptoms in an individual who has not previously met the Rome criteria for IBS, immediately after an acute illness characterized by 2 or more of the following: fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or a positive bacterial stool culture. Although the… CONTINUE READING
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