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Definition of the noun amebiasis

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noun - plural: amebiases

  1. infection by a disease-causing ameba

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Google previewIn a Page (2006)

Infectious disease by Jack D. McCue, Scott Kahan

Amebiasis - INTRODUCTION - - - - - - - - - - • Amebiasis is a parasitic infection caused by the protozoon Entamoeba...

Travel to endemic areas predisposes to amebiasis • Intestinal amebiasis is an uncommon cause of traveler's diarrhea, ...

Google previewTextbook of Pulmonary Medicine (2010)

by D Behera

PLEUROPULMONARY AMEBIASIS Amebiasis is a parasitic infection with Entamoeba histolytica.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2014)

by Carl A. Batt

Amebiasis is a major cause of death from parasitic infection, resulting in as many as 100000 deaths worldwide, with...

Amebiasis is the third most common parasitic infection in the United States but is mainly observed in migrants from and ...

Google previewInternational Handbook of Foodborne Pathogens (2003)

by Marianne D. Miliotis, Jeffrey W. Bier

Pleuropulmonary amebiasis is the most common complication of amebic liver abscess. Invasion of the pleural cavity or lung parenchyma may occur through rupture or extension of the abscess. Symptoms include pain, cough, hemoptysis, ...

Google previewThe imaging of tropical diseases (2000)

with epidemiological, pathological, and clinical correlation. Vol. 1 by Philip E.S. Palmer, Maurice M. Reeder

Amebiasis. Amebiasis is a widespread parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Entamoeba histolytica.

Amebiasis is the third leading cause of death from parasitic disease, surpassed only by malaria and schistosomiasis. "Amebic ...

Google previewDail and Hammar's Pulmonary Pathology (2009)

Volume I: Nonneoplastic Lung Disease by Joseph F. Tomashefski

Amebiasis. Pulmonary amebiasis is a complication of gastrointestinal infection with Entamoeba histolytica. Unlike other amebae found in the human intestine, this ameba sometimes invades tissue and occasionally kills its host.

Google previewThe New Public Health (2009)

by Theodore H. Tulchinsky, Elena Varavikova

Amebiasis is an infection with a protozoan parasite (Entamoeba histolytica) which exists as an infective cyst. Infestation may be asymptomatic or cause acute, severe diarrhea with blood and mucus, alternating with constipation .

Google previewAnnals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (1911)

Amebiasis is a disease due to a protozoan parasite, Entameba histolytica, which attacks the large intestine of man and of the lower animals. The infection manifests itself by attacks of dysentery, and in many of the cases, as high as 33 per cent ...

Google previewInfectious Diseases of Norway (2015)

by GIDEON Informatics, Inc., Dr. Stephen Berger

Extrahepatic infection: Pleuropulmonary amebiasis is the most common complication of amebic liver abscess, usually representing rupture of a superior right lobe abscess through the diaphragm. • Symptoms include cough, pleuritic pain, and ...

Google previewThe Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual (2008)

by Christopher A. Sanford, Elaine C. Jong

Amebiasis is a significant health problem in much of Africa, ...

Google previewThe Public Health Movement... (1911)

by American Academy of Political and Social Science

Amebiasis is a disease due to a protozoan parasite, Entameba histolytica, which attacks the large intestine of man and of the lower animals. The infection manifests itself by attacks of dysentery, and in many of the cases, as high as 33 per cent ...

Google previewInfectious Diseases of Haiti (2015)

by GIDEON Informatics, Inc., Dr. Stephen Berger

Extrahepatic infection: Pleuropulmonary amebiasis is the most common complication of amebic liver abscess, usually representing rupture of a superior right lobe abscess through the diaphragm. • Symptoms include cough, pleuritic pain, and ...

Google previewDiagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease (2010)

by Richard L. Kradin

Cutaneous Amebiasis Cutaneous amebiasis is the term used for infection of the skin and soft tissue by E. histolytica, the only pathogenic ameba in the Entamoeba group. This type of amebic infection occurs mainly in the tropics and most ...

Google previewThe International Traveler's Guide to Avoiding Infections (2012)

by Charles E. Davis

report all imported travelers' infections, amebiasis is the second most common cause of diarrhea. These figures strongly support the importance of this infection and the wisdom for travelers to follow the suggestions outlined in “Prevention” ...

Google previewNeurological Disorders (2003)

Course and Treatment by Thomas Brandt

CEREBRAL AMEBIASIS Cerebral amebiasis is a rare parasitic manifestation of the brain caused by two different groups of amoebae— free-living amebae and pathogenic intestinal amebae. Amebae belonging to the genera Naegleria, ...

Google previewPenn Clinical Manual of Urology (2014)

by Philip M Hanno, Thomas J. Guzzo, S. Bruce Malkowicz, Alan J. Wein

Amebiasis is a rare cause of renal abscess, more frequently involves the right kidney, and occurs in association with liver abscess. Renal vein thrombosis has been reported. • Diagnosis can be challenging and requires identification of the ...

Google previewConn's Current Therapy 2012 (2011)

by Edward T. Bope, Rick D. Kellerman

Intestinal amebiasis is a term that encompasses the entire spectrum of clinical intestinal disease, including amebic colitis. Patients with amebic colitis typically present with a several week history of cramping abdominal pain, weight loss, and ...

Google previewConn's Current Therapy 2011 (2010)

Expert Consult by Edward T. Bope, Rick D. Kellerman, Robert E. Rakel

Intestinal amebiasis is a term that encompasses the entire spectrum of clinical intestinal disease, including amebic colitis. Patients with amebic colitis typically present with a several week history of cramping abdominal pain, weight loss, and ...

Google previewColor Atlas of Pediatric Pathology (2011)

by Aliya N. Husain, MD, J. Thomas Stocker, MD

Cerebromeningeal amebiasis is a relatively infrequent infection in North America. It occurs after exposure to heavily contaminated water or soil. The organisms rapidly proliferate during the warmer months of the year, causing a potential ...

Google previewPublic Health and Infectious Diseases (2010)

by Jeffrey Griffiths, James H. Maguire, Kristian Heggenhougen, Stella R. Quah

A Deadly Parasitic Disease Amebiasis is an infection caused by the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. In contrast, nonpathogenic ameba that infect humans include E. dispar and E. moshkovskii (both morphologically identical to and ...

Google previewRobbins and Cotran Review of Pathology (2009)

by Edward C. Klatt, Vinay Kumar

Amebiasis is a common cause of dysentery in developing nations. The Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites can attach to colonic epithelium, invade, and lyse the ...

Google previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics (2011)

by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita M.D. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor, Richard E. Behrman

Amebiasis is the 3rd leading parasitic cause of death worldwide. Prospective studies have shown that 4-10% of individuals infected with E. histolytica develop amebic colitis and that <1% of infected individuals develop disseminated disease , ...

Google previewAbrams' Clinical Drug Therapy (2013)

Rationales for Nursing Practice by Geralyn Frandsen, Sandra Smith Pennington

Protozoal Infections Amebiasis Amebiasis is a common disease in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, but it can occur in any geographic region. In the United States , it is most likely to occur in residents of institu~ tions for the mentally challenged, ...

Google previewInfectious Diseases of Zimbabwe (2015)

by GIDEON Informatics, Inc., Dr. Stephen Berger

Extrahepatic infection: Pleuropulmonary amebiasis is the most common complication of amebic liver abscess, usually representing rupture of a superior right lobe abscess through the diaphragm. • Symptoms include cough, pleuritic pain, and ...

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An amebic abscess in the right lobe of the liver ruptured through the diaphragm and into the right lower lobe of the lung.

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