TITLE

Arthritis risk after acute bacterial gastroenteritis

AUTHOR(S)
Garg, A. X.; Pope, J. E.; Thiessen-Philbrook, H.; Clark, W. F.; Ouimet, J.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Rheumatology;Feb2008, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p200
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objectives. Reactive arthritis (ReA) may occur from bacterial gastroenteritis. We studied the risk of arthritis after an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter species within a regional drinking water supply to examine the relationship between the severity of acute diarrhoea and subsequent symptoms of arthritis.
ACCESSION #
44576666

 

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