Bacterial Gastroenteritis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Jennifer Lynn Bonheur, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of bacterial gastroenteritis include the following:

  • Colovesical fistula
  • Cholera
  • Diverticulitis
  • Food allergies
  • Food poisoning
  • Gardnerella
  • Viral gastroenteritis
  • Giardiasis
  • Isosporiasis
  • Lower gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Meckel diverticulum
  • Microsporidiosis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Shigellosis
  • Short-bowel syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis

Differential Diagnoses