Dysentery D004403

Description

Acute inflammation of the intestine associated with infectious DIARRHEA of various etiologies, generally acquired by eating contaminated food containing TOXINS, BIOLOGICAL derived from BACTERIA or other microorganisms. Dysentery is characterized initially by watery FECES then by bloody mucoid stools. It is often associated with ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and DEHYDRATION.   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (2)

Dysentery, Amebic
2 drugs (1 approved, 1 experimental)

Dysentery, Bacillary
33 drugs (8 approved, 25 experimental)



Organization Involved with Phase 3 Indications (5)

Organization Involved with Phase 1 Indications (3)

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