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What is Norwalk gastroenteritis?

What is Norwalk gastroenteritis?

  • Norwalk gastroenteritis: A viral (Norwalk virus) infection that is transmitted through fecal-oral contact which can happen through eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water. Symptoms are usually relatively mild. The incubation period is 18-72 hours.

Norwalk gastroenteritis: Introduction

Types of Norwalk gastroenteritis:

Broader types of Norwalk gastroenteritis:

How serious is Norwalk gastroenteritis?

Prognosis of Norwalk gastroenteritis: spontaneous recovery occurs within 1-2 days

What causes Norwalk gastroenteritis?

Causes of Norwalk gastroenteritis: see causes of Norwalk gastroenteritis

What are the symptoms of Norwalk gastroenteritis?

Symptoms of Norwalk gastroenteritis: see symptoms of Norwalk gastroenteritis

Can anyone else get Norwalk gastroenteritis?

More information: see contagiousness of Norwalk gastroenteritis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Norwalk gastroenteritis

Norwalk gastroenteritis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Norwalk gastroenteritis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Norwalk gastroenteritis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Norwalk gastroenteritis: Infectious Disease Specialist, Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Norwalk gastroenteritis.
Treatments for Norwalk gastroenteritis: see treatments for Norwalk gastroenteritis
Research for Norwalk gastroenteritis: see research for Norwalk gastroenteritis

Name of Norwalk gastroenteritis

Main name of condition: Norwalk gastroenteritis


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