amoebic dysentery


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Synonyms for amoebic dysentery

inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica

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Amoebic dysentery is particularly common in countries without reliable sanitation, such as in South East Asia, South America and parts of Africa, because the amoeba spreads through infected water.
But despite an early scare in Central America, when Peter got amoebic dysentery and salmonella, everyone had developed constitutions of steel by December.
There are many possible causes of this, including giardia - a singlecelled parasite present in most places where hygiene is poor - and amoebic dysentery.
With a background like this, ordinary travel must be a breeze for Nick, who passes on a wealth of good advice here on every level of travel and hazard from amoebic dysentery and avalanches to whitewater rafting and yellow fever, this will become an essential addition to the backpacker's rucksack.
But fission often fails with Entamoeba, a gut parasite of reptiles akin to the organism that causes amoebic dysentery in people.
because he has come down with amoebic dysentery, leaving his wife and
Homeopathic: For amoebic dysentery, take bryonia or merc viv.
She was not at all pleased when I told her that the drug used for the treatment of amoebic dysentery in those days, emetine hydrochloride, was notoriously cardiotoxic.
MAJOR WATER-RELATED DISEASES Disease Cause and Route of Transmission MAJOR WATER-BORNE DISEASES: Amoebic Dysentery Protozoa travel the fecal-oral route via contaminated water, food, person-to-person contact.
7 Desmond suffered a massive heart attack and Esther collapsed from amoebic dysentery after drinking contaminated water while filming in Zimbabwe.
I once spent a painful few days huddled with a mildly hallucinogenic fever in an $8-a-night hotel room near Mexico City's Zocalo due to a bout of amoebic dysentery.
She missed the world premiere of the movie in London, hospitalized there for three days with amoebic dysentery.
Flagyl is a systemic antibacterial agent that treats amebiasis (such as amoebic dysentery and amoebic liver abscesses) and anaerobic bacterial infections (including intra-abdominal sepsis, septicemia and skin, bone and joint infections).
I look at everyone in the river and wonder if amoebic dysentery, intestinal parasites, cholera don't lie just around this river's bend.
The bees later contracted amoebic dysentery and had to be given medicine in a sugar-water solution.