Which conditions should be considered in the differential diagnoses of bacterial gastroenteritis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Jennifer Lynn Bonheur, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of bacterial gastroenteritis include the following:

  • Colovesical fistula

  • Cholera

  • Diverticulitis

  • Food allergies

  • Food poisoning

  • Gardnerella (bacterial vaginosis)

  • Viral gastroenteritis

  • Giardiasis

  • Isosporiasis

  • Lower gastrointestinal bleeding

  • Meckel diverticulum

  • Microsporidiosis

  • Salmonellosis

  • Shigellosis

  • Short-bowel syndrome

  • Ulcerative colitis

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