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Peritonitis is an inflammation of the peritoneum, the serous membrane which lines part of the abdominal cavity and viscera. Peritonitis may be localized or generalized, and may result from infection (often due to rupture of a hollow organ as may occur in abdominal trauma or appendicitis) or from a non-infectious process.
Kawasaki disease outbreak in children with COVID-19

Kawasaki disease outbreak in children with COVID-19

Cat coronavirus drug shows promise for treatment of COVID-19

Cat coronavirus drug shows promise for treatment of COVID-19

Can cats and dogs catch or spread COVID-19?

Can cats and dogs catch or spread COVID-19?

Patient satisfaction and quality of life similar across all appendicitis treatments

Patient satisfaction and quality of life similar across all appendicitis treatments

'Watch-and-Wait' strategy may help rectal cancer patients to safely evade surgery

'Watch-and-Wait' strategy may help rectal cancer patients to safely evade surgery

Injecting nanoparticles into the bloodstream to reduce brain swelling after traumatic brain injury

Injecting nanoparticles into the bloodstream to reduce brain swelling after traumatic brain injury

Award to help advance development of diagnostic test for necrotizing enterocolitis

Award to help advance development of diagnostic test for necrotizing enterocolitis

Study finds reliable biomarker for noninvasive detection of deadly infant disease

Study finds reliable biomarker for noninvasive detection of deadly infant disease

Work in progress on medicine for treatment of ulcerative colitis

Work in progress on medicine for treatment of ulcerative colitis

How do gallstones form?

How do gallstones form?

Location matters for inflammation clearance

Location matters for inflammation clearance

Abdominal pain should be seen as a warning sign for invasive meningococcal disease

Abdominal pain should be seen as a warning sign for invasive meningococcal disease

Study: One-third of bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis induced by MDR bacteria

Study: One-third of bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis induced by MDR bacteria

New class of antimicrobial polymers can kill five hard-to-treat multidrug-resistant bacteria

New class of antimicrobial polymers can kill five hard-to-treat multidrug-resistant bacteria

New study suggests potential new therapeutic approach to septic shock recovery

New study suggests potential new therapeutic approach to septic shock recovery

Study highlights importance of sex-specific differences in complex biological processes

Study highlights importance of sex-specific differences in complex biological processes

Combination of TXA709 and cefdinir demonstrates synergistic antibacterial activity against MRSA

Combination of TXA709 and cefdinir demonstrates synergistic antibacterial activity against MRSA

TAXIS Pharmaceuticals' TXA709 compound shows promise in combating antibiotic resistance

TAXIS Pharmaceuticals' TXA709 compound shows promise in combating antibiotic resistance

Farnesoid-X receptor could play key role in hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal disorders

Farnesoid-X receptor could play key role in hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal disorders

Actavis reports positive results from ceftazidime-avibactam Phase III studies in cIAI patients

Actavis reports positive results from ceftazidime-avibactam Phase III studies in cIAI patients