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infectious colitis

Monday 10 January 2005

Types

- viral colitis

  • CMV colitis
  • HSV colitis
  • adenoviral colitis

- bacterial colitis

  • salmonella colitis
  • colonic spirochetosis
  • colonic tuberculosis

- fungal colitis

- parasitic colitis

  • colonic amibiasis
  • Dientamoeba fragilis colitis (9443114)
  • colonic balantidiasis (Balantidium coli)
  • Strongyloides stercoralis colitis (Strongyloidiasis colitis)
  • colonic schistosomiasis

References

- Thielman NM, Guerrant RL. Acute infectious diarrhea.
N Engl J Med. 2004 Jan 1;350(1):38-47. PMID: 14702426

- Surawicz CM. The role of rectal biopsy in infectious colitis. Am J Surg Pathol. 1988;12 Suppl 1:82-8. PMID: 3354763