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see dysenterydysentery
, inflammation of the intestine characterized by the frequent passage of feces, usually with blood and mucus. The two most common causes of dysentery are infection with a bacillus (see bacteria) of the Shigella group, and infestation by an ameba,
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amebiasis

[‚am·ē′bī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
A parasitic disease of humans caused by the ameba Entamoeba histolytica, characterized by clinical-pathological intestinal manifestations, including an acute dysentery phase. Also known as amebic dysentery.
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Recurrence Disease cases ([double interval dagger]) [greater than or equal to]365 d ([section]) Amebiasis 476 0 Babesiosis 57 0 Campylobacteriosis 1,663 0.
Laboratory diagnosis of amebiasis is made by demonstrating the organism or by employing immunologic techniques.
Fray Vicente Solano murio en Cuenca el 1 de abril de 1865, enfermo de amebiasis.
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En cuanto a la correlacion entre la IgE total y la especifica y al papel de las infecciones en su aumento, se sostiene en general que tales procesos infecciosos las incrementan, pero un informe de 2000 afirma que en humanos no hay elevacion de la IgE total en infecciones por protozoarios (giardiasis, amebiasis, tricomoniasis, toxoplasmosis, enfermedad de Chagas, malaria, leishmaniosis tegumentaria).
disease * UTI * Gall urea breath test, stones/cholecystitis urinalysis, occult * Uremia * Diabetes * blood test, postural Amebiasis testing, oncologic markers, hepatitis B and C, fecal test Consult: Ophthalmology, neurology, ENT Therapeutic trial: * PPI, domperidone * Stop BP meds (diuretic and ACE inhibitor) Case 3 Neurologic * GI Tests: A healthy 50-year- (stomach ache, * Blood work: Liver old man reports irritable bowel, enzymes, herpes constant pain in his Crohn's disease, antibodies, tumor right flank, which colitis) * markers, ERCP began 2 years ago.
Human intestinal epithelial cells produce proinflammatory cytokines in response to infection in a SCID mouse-human intestinal xenograft model of amebiasis.
Among Hispanic migrants in particular, increased frequencies of neurocysticercosis, typhoid, amebiasis, malaria, Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, Hansen's disease, and intestinal helminthes have been noted.
Seroprevalencia de Entamoeba histolytica y diagnostico de amebiasis en Cumana, Estado Sucre, Venezuela.
In the tropics, patients often have associated diseases such as typhoid enteritis, tuberculosis and amebiasis which are known to cause intestinal ulcerations.
1963, "Treatment of amebiasis with chlorohydroxyquinoline, ".