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Stool Terminology

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Weak small pouches that develop in the colon that can become infected or inflamed are associated with this disease. Diverticulosis. (Diverticula are the pouches)
This disease is associated with the sensation of heartburn as the lower esophageal sphincter does not close properly, resulting in stomach acids touching the esophagus. Gastroesophageal reflux disease. GERD
True/False: Rectal swabs are acceptable if they are submitted on a culturette swab and not allowed to dry. True: The specimens must be kept moist
What is the difference between ulcerative colitis & IBS? Ulcerative colitis is characterized by inflammation & ulcers, while IBS is characterized by its symptoms of bloating, cramping, constipation, abdominal pain & diarrhea
What is the general term for diseases that cause inflammation in the intestines? Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome or Crohn's Disease
Created by: steven.evans