Inflammation of the cecum.
- Saccharomyces boulardii, a nonpathogenic yeast, was found to be effective in preventing clindamycin cecitis recurrence in an animal model.
- Signs and symptoms of caecitis include a distended abdomen, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and tenderness, and diarrhea.
- The infection leads to varying degrees of caecitis, the lesions of which are apparent in animals killed on or about the sixth day post-infection.
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