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Definition of the noun amoebiasis
What does amoebiasis mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: amoebiases
- infection by a disease-causing ameba
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of amoebiasis: amebiasis / amebiosis / amoebiosis
- more generic term: protozoal infection = any infection caused by a protozoan
- more specific terms: amoebic dysentery / amebic dysentery = inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces
Alternative definition of the noun amoebiasis
- [medicine] An infectious disease caused by the parasitic protozoan Entamoeba histolytica; amoebic dysentery
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by John Ridley
Intestinal amoebiasis is a potentially serious infection, although trophozoites may inhabit the intestines for years without causing damage or symptoms, during...
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.
by Nduka Okafor
Amoebiasis is a parasitic infection of the large intestine caused by Entamoeba...
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.
“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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 .
Parasites 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Jeffrey Griffiths, James H. Maguire, Kristian Heggenhougen, Stella R. Quah
Chronic nondysenteric amoebiasis is a syndrome usually lasting more than 1year, ...
Manson'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 ...
International 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.
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.
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 ...
Infectious Disease (2009)
Clinical Cases Uncovered by Hamish McKenzie, Robert Laing, Alexander Mackenzie
Invasive amoebiasis is an important if ...
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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