amebiasis

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amebiasis:

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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In typical amoebiasis cases, which comprise 90 per cent of contaminated individuals, symptoms generally appear within 7-30 days after contamination.
Kulkarni, "Formulation and evaluation of colon targeted tablets of Ornidazole for the treatment of amoebiasis," International Journal of Drug Development and Research, vol.
1) Amoebic liver abscess is an important cause of space-occupying lesions of the liver; mainly in developing countries accounted for 3-9% of all cases of amoebiasis.
Our results corroborate the use of berberine for treatment of severe diarrhoea, amoebiasis and intestinal infections and could justify its use in folk medicine for treatment of haemorrhagic dysentery.
Moreover, MTZ is applied for treatment of giardiasis, trichomoniasis and amoebiasis, and it is recommended for the treatment of patients with bacterial vaginosis or vaginitis caused by Gardnerella vaginalis.
Detection of Entamoeba moshkovskii in Humans: A New Problem in Amoebiasis Diagnosis.
It is one of the first-line drugs against amoebiasis, giardiasis, vaginitis and mixed anaerobe infections due to its safety and cost-effectiveness.
The systemic use of halogenated derivatives of Quinolin-8-ol gained great worldwide acceptance, especially in those countries where amoebiasis was common.
I was in the latter category and didn't learn that I had amoebiasis until many years later.
boulardii is a useful adjunct in the treatment of Giardia and amoebiasis and is as effective as metronidazole in the eradication of the intestinal parasite Blastocystis hominis.
Amoebiasis is an infectious disease caused by Entamoeba Histolytica, and is the second leading cause of death from parasitic disease worldwide (1).