Bloody diarrhea is not a very common symptom in children and it may be due to severe infection. There are some studies enlightening the cases of children present in primary care centers. Parents should be aware of probable causes, initial management, and other indicators. This is the case of traveler’s diarrhea in the developed county.
According to the early diagnosis, E.coli is one of the coliforms residing in the human intestine. But children are more prone to serious infections. There are some virulent strains of E.coli like O157 and H7 which have specific genes for adhesion and a specialized structure called fimbriae. These adhesive fimbriae help to colonize the intestine of humans.
Critical Features of diagnosis:
Symptoms: in the history, some symptoms might be misleading but most are leading towards the correct diagnosis. For example, traveling, bloody diarrhea, the ground beef can be undercooked, a disorder in kidney activity, and lysis of red blood cells.
Pathogenesis caused by E.coli:
E.coli contains Enterotoxigenic. These toxins are heat stable and cause severe diarrhea. They also stimulate secretions and fluid loss. Another type of infectious feature is Enterohemorrhagic E. coli. These strains are the most common pathogenic E.coli in industrialized countries. They are responsible for kidney disfunction and hemorrhagic syndrome.
Conclusion: it was concluded that undercooked beef was the cause of infection.
To resist the infections, fast food restaurants could have carefully cooked ground beef to get rid of the bacteria.