Medical Definition of Epidemic 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 Epidemic Nonbacterial Gastroenteritis

epidemic haemorrhagic fever
epidemic hepatitis
epidemic hiccup
epidemic hysertia
epidemic hysteria
epidemic keratoconjunctivitis
epidemic keratoconjunctivitis virus
epidemic meningitis
epidemic myalgia
epidemic myalgia virus
epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis
epidemic myalgic encephalomyelopathy
epidemic myositis
epidemic nausea
epidemic neuromyasthenia
epidemic nonbacterial gastroenteritis (current term)
epidemic parotiditis
epidemic parotitis
epidemic parotitis virus
epidemic pleurodynia
epidemic pleurodynia virus
epidemic polyarthritis
epidemic roseola
epidemic stomatitis
epidemic tetany
epidemic transient diaphragmatic spasm
epidemic tremor
epidemic typhus
epidemic vertigo
epidemic vomiting

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