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Gastroenteritis Symptoms, Spread and Prevention

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Gastroenteritis is an infection and inflammation of the stomach and intestines. It is a common illness with a variety of causes including viruses, bacteria, parasites, toxins, chemicals and drugs. There are many kinds of gastroenteritis, most of them contagious.

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Gastroenteritis is a common illness with a variety of causes. It is often highly contagious. Gastroenteritis is an infection and inflammation of the stomach and intestines. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites, toxins, chemicals and drugs. There are many kinds of gastroenteritis, most of them contagious.

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It was very useful and knowledgeable I gained about gastroenteritis .
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Scott Pauley
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Informative and conscise. Thank you
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Andrew Johns
30 Mar 2020
this short read was a good recap of the illness and review of important information related to it
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Catriona
16 Mar 2020
Great information tool that can be used for public education
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robyn vouden
15 Mar 2021
Very informative reinforcing my knowledge to use in my scope of practise
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Sandra Reynancia
13 Sep 2021
This resource produce a great span of knowledge in accordance to its topic and enhances your existing knowledge and helps to improve your practice.
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