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for Infectious Colitis

   
Infectious Colitis
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines

Referral is indicated if patient is refractory to medical therapy.

Consultation with Infectious Disease specialist is recommended prior to referral for surgical intervention.

Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit - CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis with oral and IV contrast
- Labs to include comprehensive metabolic panel, CBCP, PT, PTT
- Stool culture identifying the infectious agent

Reports of any testing performed outside of the UMHS system and radiologic images on CD should be available for review at or before the time of the clinic visit. Receiving these prior to the clinic visit is preferable.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe 1 week
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients:
Reports and/or medical records can be faxed to 734-232-6189

CDs can be hand-carried to the appointment

Reports, medical records, CDs, and pathology slides can be mailed to:
Division of Colorectal Surgery
Attention: Jain Carver
2124 Taubman
1500 East Medical Center Drive, SPC 5343
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5343
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-615-7565
Clinic Location Sites Colorectal Surgery Clinic
UM Consulting Physician Karin M Hardiman, MD
Arden Marie Morris, MD
Scott E Regenbogen, MD
Revised on: 09/19/2012