Diarrhea Articles A-Z
Vibrio Parahaemolyticus - Yersiniosis
This page contains links to eMedTV Diarrhea Articles containing information on subjects from Vibrio Parahaemolyticus to Yersiniosis. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Vibrio Parahaemolyticus
Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria can cause gastrointestinal illness such as diarrhea. This section of the eMedTV library discusses the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this type of bacteria and lists other illnesses caused by it.
- What Is Cholera?
Cholera is an acute illness characterized by watery diarrhea and rapid fluid loss. This eMedTV Web page discusses the symptoms, transmission, and treatment of this illness and offers links to in-depth articles on specific aspects of this disease.
- What Is Giardia?
Giardia is a microscopic parasite that causes the diarrheal illness giardiasis. This eMedTV article answers the question "What is Giardia?" and lists some of the symptoms to watch for. A link to more information is also provided.
- What Is the Rotavirus Vaccine Used For?
The rotavirus vaccine is approved to prevent rotavirus, a virus that can cause severe diarrhea in children. This eMedTV article discusses the uses of rotavirus vaccine in more detail and explains how it works to prevent infection with the rotavirus.
- What Is Used to Treat Giardia?
What is used to treat Giardia? Treatment usually includes medicines and hydration. This page of the eMedTV Web site further describes Giardia treatment options, explains the effectiveness of medications, and provides a link to more information.
- Yersinia Enterocolitica
Yersinia enterocolitica causes yersiniosis, and is in the same family as the bacteria that cause plague. This eMedTV resource explains this bacterium in detail, with information on symptoms, treatment, incubation period, transmission, and more.
Yersiniosis is an infectious illness caused by bacteria called Yersinia enterocolitica. This eMedTV Web page describes how the disease is transmitted, lists symptoms in children and adults, and discusses treatment methods and ways to prevent infection.