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Escherichia Coli In Children
A bacterium: Escherichia coli is a bacterium, a gram negative rod, that normally lives in the large intestine and serves to maintain normal floara in the colon. However, it also causes infections in many organs, most commonly in the urinary tract. It is commonly used in research and has been modified to perform special functions. ...Read more
I assume you are referring to the culture of some type of secretion or wound.
This means that there are many gram negative bacilli of the species e.Coli growing on the culture plate that was innoculated with the specimen. The e. Coli might be causing an infection or could be colonizing depending on the type of specimen, amount of wbc's on the gram stain and the clinical signs. ...Read more
E coli causes infections in many sites, urinary infection being a common one. It can also cause generalized infections and produce toxins that affect the whole body. You may wish to consult this site for more info:
https://www. Cdc. Gov/ecoli/index. Html
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Depends on the: Organ/system affected and type or esch coli. The organism is common cause of urinary tract infections, and may be involved in lung infection, ear infection, meningitis, septicemia, and peritonitis etc. A strain of esch coli causes hemorrhagic diarrhea and hemolytic uremic syndrome. ...Read more
Needs treatment: With proper treatment it will clear up in 5-10 days. ...Read more
No: They are not the same thing, but they are both gram negative, rod shaped bacterium in the enterobacter family. ...Read more
Neonatal: E. Coli is generally acquired by the trip through the birth canal. ...Read more
Wall component: It is mix of similar substances found in the walls of the bacteria, released as they die off and causing some of the problems in people with bugs like e coli loose in their blood. There's been some interest in medicines designed to remove it or prevent it from harming the body, but results have been so-so. ...Read more
Yes: E. Coli is always gram negative.Get a more detailed answer ›
Treatable: E. Coli normally live in our large bowel and perform a useful function there. When they contaminate our food or water, disease may result. There are many subtypes of e. Coli. They are a frequent cause of "traveler's diarrhea" with nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting, but respond rapidly to even a single dose of antibiotics. Other forms produce a more serious and potentially lethal infection. ...Read more
Not likely.: While anything is possible in medicine, even this, it is unlikely. The vagina has an acidic environment the kills most bacteria so the uterus does not get infected. Having said this, urinary tract infections from e.Coli can result from sexual activity, and moreover, venereal diseases, like chlamydia certainly can get to the womb and cause pelvic iflammatory disease, and infect the baby. ...Read more
Stool Samples: Stool samples.Get a more detailed answer ›
Gram-negative bacteria such as escherichia coli or klebsiella pneumoniae on the zone diameter interpretive chart, what does this mean?
Zone diameter chart: I do not know exactly what you are talking about lets chat. ...Read more
My result of urinalysis is; color:yellow turbid / ph=5/ bactery:escherichia coli / epithelial cells:numerous, please explain for me these details
Probably does not: It is unlikely that green tea and enteropathogenic e coli have anything to do with each other. ...Read more
Urine culture, routine value: >100, 000 cfu/ml escherichia coli, how do you know severity of infection?
Vag culture Escherichia coli & enterococcus pos! Does this mean I have a fistula I am scared as I have ocd of health issues?
Bacterial vag/cult: These bacteria are common findings in vaginal cultures, since the anus is very close to the vagina, and easily cultured if present. A fistula would produce a distinct discharge, and have an odor of feces. This report will just require more attention to hygiene when cleaning up after a bowel movement. ...Read more
What is the relationship between escherichia coli and group b streptococcus (agalactiae)? Did I develop one from another? If so, which from which?
Gut bacteria: Both e.Coli and group b strep are common bacteria in the intestines. They are often found together in a stool specimin. The e.Coli is a more common cause of urinary tract infections than group b strep. Gbs is best known for asymptomatic carriage (1/3) in the female genital tract, and passage to a newborn where it can cause devistating disease. Oral antibiotics can help a UTI but rarely effects carriage. ...Read more
Hello doctor. A lab result show that I have a heavy growth of Escherichia Coli after 24hrs of incubation at 37degreeC in the culture. Could you please explain this to me and the dangers/risk associated with it. Thank.
Culture: A sample was taken (stool? Blood?) from your body and used to inoculate/infect nutrient rich culturing media (petri dish or vial). This media was kept in the lab at body temperature to see if a bacterial pathogen would grow (indicating it was originally present in your sample). Heavy growth means a lot of bacteria grew and that there was a relatively high level in the sample. ...Read more
Is GBS a second cause of my UTI? Culture results: 10, 000 CFU/mL Streptococcus Group B, (S. agalactiae) AND >100, 000 CFU/mL Escherichia coli
I have escherichia coli in my urinary tract, and I wanna start using wild oregano oil. But my iron in blood is low. What to do?
Consider consultatio: We urologists consider ANY infection in the urine in a young male, very serious! It is generally an indication of some other underlying problem. For example, silent kidney stones, kidney abnormalities, congenital abnormalities. Please you must see a urologist for COMPLETE evaluation. ...Read more
Klebsiella, escherichia coli penis skin infection. What is possible reason, and what examinations do I need to do?
Not an issue for: Self care. How do you know the nature of the organisms? I would urge that you see a doctor for treatment. If you practice anal intercourse, always use a condom. ...Read more
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