12 relations: Bacteria, Diarrhea, Enterotoxin, Escherichia coli, Fimbria (bacteriology), Gastroenteritis, Heat-labile enterotoxin, Heat-stable enterotoxin, Pathogen, Sanitation, Traveler's diarrhea, World Health Organization.
Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.
Diarrhea, also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having at least three loose or liquid bowel movements each day.
An enterotoxin is a protein exotoxin released by a microorganism that targets the intestines.
Escherichia coli (also known as E. coli) is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped, coliform bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms (endotherms).
In bacteriology, a fimbria (plural fimbriae), also referred to as an "attachment pilus" by some scientists, is an appendage that can be found on many Gram-negative and some Gram-positive bacteria that is thinner and shorter than a flagellum.
Gastroenteritis, also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract -- the stomach and small intestine.
Heat-labile enterotoxin is a type of labile toxin found in Escherichia coli and Bacillus cereus.
Heat-stable enterotoxins (STs) are secretory peptides produced by some bacterial strains, such as enterotoxigenic ''Escherichia coli'' which are in general toxic to animals.
In biology, a pathogen (πάθος pathos "suffering, passion" and -γενής -genēs "producer of") or a '''germ''' in the oldest and broadest sense is anything that can produce disease; the term came into use in the 1880s.
Sanitation refers to public health conditions related to clean drinking water and adequate treatment and disposal of human excreta and sewage.
Traveler's diarrhea (TD) is a stomach and intestinal infection.
The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.