The presence or growth of bacteria on or in the body; those who are colonized may or may not develop an infection and/or may spread the bacteria to others, in whom they may cause disease.
ACS revises screening recommendations because of a 51% increase in colon cancer among people younger than age 50 since 1994.
Condition resulting from an inadequately treated or untreated infection with Group A streptococcus bacteria. It is a delayed immune response in which the body produces antibodies directed against itself (autoimmune). This can cause serious damage to heart valves and lead to symptoms such as swelling and pain in several joints, heart inflammation...
A yearly fecal immunochemical test is a suitable alternative to a colonoscopy, according to a recent comprehensive review.