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  • Gastroenteritis [r]: Inflammation of any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from esophagus to rectum. Causes of gastroenteritis are many including genetic, infection, hypersensitivity, drug effects, and cancer. [e]
  • Hemochromatosis [r]: Hereditary disorder affecting iron metabolism in which excessive amounts of iron accumulate in the body tissues, characterized by diabetes mellitus, liver dysfunction, and a bronze pigmentation of the skin. [e]
  • Sepsis [r]: A systemic inflammatory response caused by an infection, which can be an immune response to the foreign organisms or a direct response to an exotoxin [e]
  • Septic shock [r]: Serious medical condition caused by decreased tissue perfusion and oxygen delivery as a result of infection and sepsis. [e]
  • Vibrio (genus) [r]: Gram-negative bacteria possessing a curved rod shape, typically found in saltwater, with some species causing serious diseases in humans and other animals such as cholera. [e]
  • Vibrio fischeri [r]: Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium, found globally in the marine environments in symbiosis with certain deep sea marine life with their bioluminescent organs. [e]
  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus [r]: Curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. [e]