Clinical Description Of Infection

Disease in human hosts greatly depends on the condition of the host, with more severe outcomes in immunocom-promised and malnourished individuals.[4] Most patients present profuse watery diarrhea containing mucus, 7-10 days after acquisition of infection. In immunocompetent hosts, the disease is usually self-limiting with a median duration of 9-15 days. Acute diarrhea may be resolved in a few days or may persist for 4-7 weeks. Three major presentations of symptoms are observed: 1) asymptomatic carriage, 2) acute, usually watery diarrhea, and 3) chronic, persistent diarrhea for several weeks. Other symptoms include abdominal cramps, anorexia, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, low-grade fever, and cough. A different picture is seen in immunocompromised patients. Four clinical patterns of infection are observed in AIDS patients with chronic infection as the most common presentation: 1) asymptomatic, 2) transient infection with diarrhea cleared within 2 months, 3) chronic infection, diarrhea for 2 or more months, and 4) fulminant infection with patients passing 2 or more liters of watery stool daily.[4]

Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.

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