Staphylococcal Enterocolitis: Forgotten but Not Gone?

  title={Staphylococcal Enterocolitis: Forgotten but Not Gone?},
  author={Zheng Lin and D. Kotler and P. Schlievert and E. Sordillo},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  • Zheng Lin, D. Kotler, +1 author E. Sordillo
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
  • PurposeStaphylococcus aureus may cause antibiotic-associated diarrhea and enterocolitis, with or without preceding antibiotic use, in immunocompromised adults or infants, or individuals with predisposing conditions, but there is little appreciation of this condition clinically.Clinical DiseaseThe main clinical feature that helps to differentiate staphylococcal enterocolitis (SEC) from Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea is large-volume, cholera-like diarrhea in the former case. A… CONTINUE READING
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