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infectious gastritis

Wednesday 21 January 2004

Types

- bacterial gastritis

  • Enterococcus gastritis
  • mycobacterial gastritis
    • disseminated tuberculosis
    • Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare (AIDS)
  • gastric syphilis (Treponema pallidum-associated gastritis or syphilitic gastritis)

- viral gastritis

  • enteroviruses
  • cytomegalovirus (CMV gastritis) in children and immunocompromised patients

- fungal gastritis

  • Candida species (gastric candidiasis)
  • Histoplasma capsulatum (gastric histoplasmosis)
  • Mucoraceae (zygomycosis)
    • Mucormycosis agents (Phycomycetes class)

- parasitic gastritis

  • Cryptosporidium
  • giardiasis (Giardia intestinalis)
  • Strongyloides stercoralis
  • Anisakis larvae

See also

- Gastritis

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