amoebiasis


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Synonyms for amoebiasis

infection by a disease-causing ameba

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According to MedicaLook, amoebiasis is caused by the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, and it results in an intestinal ailment known as amoebic dysentery.
Now a day it is widely used for the treatment of trichomoniasis, amoebiasis and giardiasis.
18) Other differential diagnoses include ischemic colitis, lupus vasculitis of the gastrointestinal tract, actinomycosis, lymphoma, and amoebiasis.
Wastewater exposure has been linked to viral, bacterial, and protozoan diseases such as salmonellosis, shigellosis, cholera, giardiasis, amoebiasis, hepatitis A, viral enteritis, and other diarrheal diseases (WHO 2006).
They are reported to be active against bronchitis, pile, cough, amoebiasis, dental carries and conjunctivitis [6, 7].
In the process of diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal disorders, the chiropractors have to rule out tropical diseases such as malaria, amoebiasis and schistosomiasis, as well as common communicable diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis.
Moreover, Capin also cautioned residents against common water-borne diseases like diarrhea, amoebiasis, hepatitis A, and cholera.
The famous protozoan parasites contaminating drinking water are Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Entamoeba histolytica and Cyclospora, that cause severe gastrointestinal disorders; namely giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, amoebiasis and cyclosporiasis respectively [2].
A request was made by the Chief Medical Officer of Health to the regional laboratories in the flood-affected areas to forward a copy of all positive reports of campylobacteriosis, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis and amoebiasis to the Ministry of Health in addition to the MOH within 48 hours of confirmation.
Other nontraditional STIs include amoebiasis, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, shigellosis, and salmonellosis.
Review Paper Public health and clinical importance of amoebiasis in Malaysia: A review.
The common diseases caused by contaminated food and water are food poisoning, diarrhoea, typhoid, viral hepatitis, hepatitis A and E, amoebiasis and gastroenteritis," informs Dr Vivek Raj, Director -- Gastroenterology, Max hospital, Saket.
Intestinal amoebiasis in children and its effect on nutritional status.
Ornidazole is the preferred drug used in the treatment for severe hepatic and intestinal amoebiasis, giardiasis, and trichomoniasis of the urogenital tract, bacterial vaginosis, anaerobic dental infections and gastric surgery, the management of induced duodenal ulcers, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and Crohn's disease (CD) [19].
One hundred and twenty (120) dogs were used in 12 cotrolled experiments to compare the efficacy of Nigella sativa, Saussurea lappa and Allium cepa with metronidazole against amoebiasis.