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Definition of the noun amoebiasis

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noun - plural: amoebiases

  1. infection by a disease-causing ameba

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  1. [medicine] An infectious disease caused by the parasitic protozoan Entamoeba histolytica; amoebic dysentery

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Google previewParasitology for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Professionals (2011)

by John Ridley

Intestinal amoebiasis is a potentially serious infection, although trophozoites may inhabit the intestines for years without causing damage or symptoms, during...

Google previewCarriers in Infectious Diseases (1922)

A Manual on the Importance, Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Carriers by Henry James Nichols, Raymond Alexander Kelser

or more properly amoebiasis, is a serious cause of ill health in many parts of the world. Amoebiasis is the better term as dysenteric symptoms may be slight or absent and the principal damage may be anemia, neurasthenia, or liver abscess.

Google previewEnvironmental Microbiology of Aquatic and Waste Systems (2011)

by Nduka Okafor

Amoebiasis is a parasitic infection of the large intestine caused by Entamoeba...

Google previewMorson and Dawson's Gastrointestinal Pathology (2008)

by David W. Day, Jeremy R. Jass, Ashley B. Price, Neal A. Shepherd, James M. Sloan, Nicholas J. Talbot, Geraint T. Williams, Bryan F. Warren

Amoebiasis is a primary infection of the large intestine caused by the protozoon Entamoeba histolytica.

Google previewSulfur Amino Acids—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition (2012)

Amoebiasis is an intestinal infection caused by the human pathogen Entamoeba histolytica and representing the third leading cause of death by parasites in the world. Host-parasite interactions mainly involve anchored glycoconjugates ...

Google previewImmunological Aspects of Infectious Diseases (2012)

by G. Dick

Invasive amoebiasis is an exception to the last statement, but there is increasing evidence that the invasive disease is an aberrant form and that noninvasive cyst- passage is the 'normal' state of affairs. In some sense, therefore, these parasites ...

Google previewBailey & Love's Short Practice of Surgery (2008)

by Norman S. Williams, Hamilton Bailey, Christopher J. K. Bulstrode, R. J. McNeill Love, P. Ronan O'Connell

but this does not occur in UC □ Resection of the colon and rectum cures the patient with UC, whereas recurrence is common after resection in CD INFECTIONS Intestinal amoebiasis Amoebiasis is an infestation with Entamoeba histolytica.

Google previewStress Response in Microbiology (2012)

by Jose M. Requena

Introduction Amoebiasis is the human parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Entamoeba histolytica. This intestinal illness is responsible for 100,000 deaths per year worldwide, affecting mainly underdeveloped countries in areas with poor ...

Google previewEssentials of Pharmacotherapeutics (2000)

by F S K Barar

Tissue and Luminal Amoebicides Balantidiasis Guidelines for Amoebicidal Therapy Toxoplasmosis Acute Amoebic Colitis Chronic Amoebic Colitis Asymptomatic Carrier State Amoebiasis is an infection caused by Entamoeba histolytica.

Google previewUltrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tract (2013)

by Giovanni Maconi, Gabriele Bianchi Porro

Amoebiasis is a disease caused by infection with a unicellular parasite Entamoeba histolytica. It is most common in people living in developing counties of tropical and subtropical regions in areas with poor sanitary conditions .

Google previewParasites and their vectors (2014)

A special focus on Southeast Asia by Yvonne Ai Lian Lim, Indra Vythilingam

Amoebiasis is a major health problem in Southeast Asia. It is the third leading parasitic cause of mortality after malaria and schistosomiasis in the developing countries. Food and water contaminated by human faeces containing E. histolytica ...

Google previewElementary Pharmacology & Toxicology 4e

by R D Budhiraja

CHEMOTHERAPY OF PROTOZOAL INFECTIONS Antiamoebic Drugs Amoebiasis is a protozoal disease caused by Entamoeba histolytica. E. histolytica exists in two forms viz cyst and tropozoite. Cyst is the inactive form whereas tropozoite ...

Google previewGrainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology E-Book (2014)

by Andy Adam, Adrian K. Dixon, Jonathan H Gillard, Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop, Ronald G. Grainger, David J. Allison

Pleuropulmonary amoebiasis is a significant complication of amoebic liver abscess. Right-sided abnormalities are found in 86% of cases and consists of hemidiaphragmatic elevation, pleural effusion or empyema, and/or thickening and ...

Google previewPublic Health and Infectious Diseases (2010)

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

Chronic nondysenteric amoebiasis is a syndrome usually lasting more than 1year, ...

Google previewManson's Tropical Diseases (1921)

A Manual of the Diseases of Warm Climates by Sir Patrick Manson

Amoebiasis is a term employed to indicate an infection with a protozoon — Entamoeba histolytica — which, while causing ulceration in the intestinal canal, may form elsewhere metastatic foci, with the production of abscess in the liver, and ...

Google previewInternational Clinics (1909)

A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures

Intestinal amoebiasis is an infectious disease caused by the presence of amoebae in the intestine. It is a disease of great irregularity in symptomatology and course. In its classical form it is characterized by abdominal pain and bloody flux.

Google previewPathology for Surgeons in Training, 3Ed (2002)

An A-Z Revision Text by Dugald Gardner, David E. F Tweedle

AMOEBIASIS. Amoebiasis is a colonic infection caused by the intestinal protozoon,Entamoeba histolytica. Cause The disease follows faecal contamination of food or water 8 Adrenal Glands.

Google previewPractical Paediatric Problems (2005)

A textbook for MRCPCH by Jim Beattie, Robert Carachi

Amoebiasis is an invasive disease caused by Entamoeba histolytica. Infection results from sewage contamination of water supplies, food handlers and person- to-person transmission. LIFE CYCLE Cysts are ingested and trophozoites ...

Google previewInfectious Disease (2009)

Clinical Cases Uncovered by Hamish McKenzie, Robert Laing, Alexander Mackenzie

Invasive amoebiasis is an important if ...

Google previewHandbook of Nutrition and Food, Third Edition (2016)

by Carolyn D. Berdanier, Johanna T. Dwyer, David Heber

Amoebiasis is a common cause of diarrhea in tropical and subtropical countries, and most cases in the United States are reported in immigrants and persons returning from endemic areas.345 Cryptosporidium parvum C. parvum is a ...

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