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LP28437-9   Tropheryma whipplei
Tropheryma whipplei, formerly called Tropheryma whippeli, is a gram-positive bacillus that causes Whipple's disease. Both the organism and disease are named for Dr. George Whipple. Most people infected by T. whipplei are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms followed by a protective immune response. However, a small number develop Whipple's disease, which involves multiple organ systems, including the gastrointestinal system, heart and vascular system, central nervous system, and joints. Symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhea, weight loss, arthralgias, and fever. Cardiac involvement includes endocarditis and myocarditis, and neurological manifestations span a wide range, including ataxia, seizures, supranuclear ophthalmoplegia, and delirium. [PMID:28722966] Molecular assays are used to diagnose T. whipplei in a variety of specimen types, including stool, blood, and tissue. Targets include the 16S rRNA gene and T. whipplei-specific repetitive DNA sequences. [PMID:28298472] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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zh-CNChinese (China)
Tropheryma whippelii
Synonyms: 革兰阳性放线菌;Tropheryma whipplei;Whippelii 放线菌;Whippelii 杆菌;Whippelii 菌;惠普尔氏菌;韦帕氏菌;惠氏菌;韦氏菌;Whipple 氏病;Whipple 氏病(慢性全身性细菌感染;病原体属于革兰阳性放线菌。主要发生于中年男性。小肠最常受累。典型病例有腹泻或呈脂肪泻、低蛋白血症、低血钾、发热,以及全身多处器官受累的表现。);Whipple 病;惠普尔病;肠源性脂肪代谢障碍症;韦帕病
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Tropheryma whipplei
Synonyms: Tropheryma whippelii
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Tropheryma whippelii
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Tropheryma whippelii
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Tropheryma whipplei
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Tropheryma whipplei
Synonyms: Tropheryma whippleii
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Tropheryma whippelii
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Tropheryma whippelii
Synonyms: Enfermedad de Whipple;T whippelii;T whippelli;Tropheryma whippelli
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Tropheryma whippelii
Synonyms: T whippelii