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Astrovirus

Astrovirus: Introduction

Astrovirus: An RNA virus that may affect the gastrointestinal system. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Astrovirus is available below.

Symptoms of Astrovirus

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Astrovirus?

Astrovirus: Complications

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Causes of Astrovirus

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Disease Topics Related To Astrovirus

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Astrovirus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Astrovirus

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common...read more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria that...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a...read more »

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Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better...read more »

Astrovirus: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Astrovirus

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Astrovirus: Rare Types

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Astrovirus: Animations

Astrovirus: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Astrovirus:

A genus of small, circular RNA viruses in the family ASTROVIRIDAE. They cause gastroenteritis and are found in the stools of several vertebrates including humans. Transmission is by the fecal-oral route. There are at least eight human serotypes and the type species is Human astrovirus 1. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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