Metronidazole is used to control the symptoms of colitis and is usually successful. However, the systemic forms of the disease (i.e. infections that are spread via the blood stream) are usually fatal despite treatment although symptomatic treatment can be attempted.
Something that is related to the whole body and not just one particular part or organ
The condition of being drowsy, listless, or weak
A medical condition in which the body has lost fluid or water in excessive amounts
Term used to refer to a condition of having a disease or affliction but not displaying symptoms of it.