What do the two abbreviations in "Diagnosis: urti, ge" mean?

URTI is presumably Upper Respiratory Tract Infaction, but what does GE stand for? Could it be related to Diarrhea?

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URTI is a common abbreviation for upper respiratoty tract infection and GE for gastroenteritis, which refers to infection of the stomach and intestine, which is usually associated with diarrhea.

An example of the usage of URTI and GE in a PubMed article. This source should not be used to make any conclusions about the cause.

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