Medical Definition of Acute infectious nonbacterial gastroenteritis

1. An epidemic, highly communicable but rather mild disease of sudden onset, caused by the epidemic gastroenteritis virus (especially Norwalk agent), with an incubation period of 16 to 48 hours and a duration of 1 to 2 days, which affects all age groups; infection is associated with some fever, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and headache, one or another of which may be predominant. Synonym: acute infectious nonbacterial gastroenteritis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acute Infectious Nonbacterial Gastroenteritis

acute fulminating meningococcal septicaemia
acute gastritis
acute glaucoma
acute glomerulonephritis
acute glossitis
acute goiter
acute granulocytic leukaemia
acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis
acute haemorrhagic encephalitis
acute haemorrhagic glomerulonephritis
acute haemorrhagic leukoencephalitis
acute hemorrhagic encephalitis
acute idiopathic polyneuritis
acute illness
acute inclusion body encephalitis
acute infectious nonbacterial gastroenteritis (current term)
acute inflammation
acute inflammatory polyneuropathy
acute intermittent porphyria
acute interstitial nephritis
acute interstitial pneumonia
acute interstitial pneumonitis
acute kidney failure
acute kidney transplant rejection
acute leukaemia
acute leukemia
acute lobar nephrosis
acute lower GI haemorrhage
acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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